ATM skimming attacks, and subsequent fraud losses, are increasing, even in European markets where EMV chip cards are the standard. Learn why some experts predict a continued surge in skimming in the months to come.
In the wake of a surge of lawsuits, bipartisan Congressional support is building for a measure designed to help protect banking institutions from frivolous patent infringement claims, says NAFCU's Brad Thaler.
Federal investigators announced five more arrests this week in connection with a $45 million ATM cash-out and prepaid card fraud scheme. Learn why experts expect these types of crimes to become even more common.
Financial institutions and businesses in other sectors must continually collect information about their online customers to ensure stronger authentication, says Avivah Litan, a fraud expert and analyst for the consultancy Gartner.
The breach of a card loyalty marketing company has reignited discussions about the roles banking institutions, regulators and others play when it comes to mitigating third-party risks. Where should the buck stop?
Jeh Johnson, at his confirmation hearing to be the next Homeland Security secretary, pledges to fix internal cybersecurity problems at DHS before seeking further authority to have the department help other agencies get their IT security houses in order.
A new set of patent infringement suits is targeting payment card networks, payment processors and e-commerce sites. Meanwhile, the American Bankers Association has endorsed pending federal legislation designed to help curb these legal actions.
Shoring up mobile security gaps should be a top 2014 priority for financial institutions, says Gartner analyst Anton Chuvakin, who contends many other security issues, including managing cloud vendors and other third parties, aren't so urgent.
New payment card security standards issued by the PCI Council include a number of improvements, plus some glaring omissions, such as requirements for mobile, security experts say. What are their chief concerns?
A recent ATM fraud scheme that targeted banks in three states illustrates just how sophisticated ATM attacks have become, experts say. Learn how fraudsters are increasingly keeping their skimming schemes concealed.
New requirements to mitigate payment card risks posed by third parties, such as cloud providers and payment processors, are a focal point of the PCI Security Standards Council's updated data security standard.