Week In Review: Phishing Attacks on the Rise; Did Malware Take the Banks Down

This week's top news and views: A recent rash of targeted phishing hits military accountholders and their families at USAA and Navy Federal Credit Union, and is malware to blame for last weekend's ATM and online outage?Here's a list of some of this week's most compelling content on BankInfoSecurity.com:
  • Phishing Attacks on the Rise. A recent rash of targeted phishing schemes -- which included hits to military accountholders and their families at USAA and Navy Federal Credit Union, as well as a separate attack on officials at the World Bank -- has again brought the crime to the fore;
  • Did Malware Take the Banks Down?
  • Malware is likely to blame for the so-called "computer glitch" that over the weekend took down a handful of the country's largest banks' ATMs and online banking sites; and
  • A curious weekend outage takes down two siloed banking channels at several financial institutions, and no one seems to know what's at the root.

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