The U.S. Justice Department unsealed indictments against six Russian military officers on Monday, alleging that they carried out a series of major hacking operations, including deploying destructive NotPetya malware - tied to more than $10 billion in damages - and attacking the 2018 Olympics.
To help prevent fraud, banks must leverage technologies such as behavioral analytics, device biometrics and one-time passcodes, says Nancy Guglielmo, senior vice president at the Bank Policy Institute.
Behavioral biometrics have evolved, and Michael Yeardley of LexisNexis Risk Solutions says the new generation of controls can not only identify the bad guy - but also "the really clever bad guy." He explains how.
The human factors of cybersecurity represent the actions or events where human error results in a successful hack or data breach. Other than hackers taking advantage of naturally existing weak entry points, your biggest threat and vulnerability could be coming from the inside. Whether it's a well-meaning employee who...
A newly identified financially motivated threat group, dubbed "FIN11," is deploying Clop ransomware and exfiltrating data from its targets for extortion efforts, according to researchers at FireEye Mandiant.
A hacking group with suspected ties to Iran's government is again targeting universities in the U.S. and around the world, according to researchers with security firm Malwarebytes. "Silent Librarian" typically attempts to steal intellectual property.
Banking institutions are seeing a significant spike in multi-channel financial crimes. But Duncan Ash and Julio Gomez of Splunk say data and analytics can be key differentiators in the effort to protect sensitive financial data.
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A majority of mobile finance apps lack the security controls and code hardening necessary to prevent applications from being compromised, according to recent analyst research. And relying on legacy methods - like network or perimeter protection that is incapable of detecting these kinds of attacks - can have dire...
Despite the takedown of the Trickbot botnet by Microsoft and others Monday, the malware is still functioning, and its operators retain the tools needed to rebuild their malicious network, some cybsersecurity experts say. So the impact, while significant, could prove to be temporary.
Ransomware attacks remain the top cyber-enabled threat seen by law enforcement. But phishing, business email compromises and other types of fraud - many now using a COVID-19 theme - also loom large, Europol warns in its latest Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment.