The financial messaging organization SWIFT has issued a warning to its customers stating its system has undergone repeated attacks similar to those that lead to $81 million from a Bangladesh bank.
A teenager turned himself in to police in Staffordshire, U.K., where he was arrested on charges stemming from a breach of internet services provider TalkTalk.
Stoked by headlines announcing major data breaches, the stock valuations of cybersecurity companies outperformed the Nasdaq and S&P 500 by double over the past three years.
The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and IDT911 said that to date, the financial services, business, education, government and healthcare industrial sectors have experienced over 6,000 data breaches since 2005.
Swedish military servers were used by hackers to launch 2013 attacks against U.S. financial institutions, according to reports.
A variant of the notorious Citadel malware, dubbed Atmos, is targeting financial institutions in France, six months after Citadel's author was imprisoned.
U.S. toy manufacturer Mattel fell victim to a phishing campaign, but was able to recover its money.
The organizers of a huge music festival featuring more than 50 acts and slated to start April 30 was totally derailed by an as yet unnamed cyber event forcing the promoters to reschedule the show for later this summer.
Despite new adoptions by RBS and Natwest, even three factor authentication may not be enough to adequately defend online banking against attackers according to experts
A plot to steal up to $1 billion from Bangladesh's central bank by siphoning funds out of its U.S. Federal Reserve account was by and large foiled after a hacker's typo triggered an investigation, Reuters reported.
The Bank of Russia is to double the number of staff in its FinCERT unit, a special division set up to fight cyber-crime in the credit and financial sectors.
Finland's foreign ministry computer network has been infiltrated by spies, foreign minister Erkki Tuomioja has revealed to the media.
Kaspersky noticed an increase in fake emails that claim to be from Amazon online stores offering free gifts.
News reports suggest that both NatWest and its Royal Bank of Scotland parent were hacked by journalists from BBC Radio 4's You and Yours programme.
The financial loss to credit unions affected by the Wendy's data breach uncovered earlier this month appears to be on pace to surpass damages incurred from the high-profile Target and Home Depot breach incidents, according to a report from Krebs on Security.
An advance persistent threat group has recently been concentrating its efforts on infiltrating Japanese critical infrastructure and key commercial interests, according to cybersecurity firm Cylance.
A new survey of U.S. payment service providers revealed that approximately 37 percent of retailers were ready to process EMV payments by Feb. 1, 2016.
A Russian-language banking Trojan has been found manipulating the ruble-dollar exchange rate
Kaspersky has confirmed the return of Carbanak as Carbanak 2.0 and uncovered two more groups working in the same style: Metel and GCMAN.
The feared Dyre banking Trojan has been almost killed off, following a reported raid by the Russian authorities on a Moscow film distribution company last November.
Kaspersky Lab revealed that cybercrime organizations are increasingly stealing funds from banks by employing many of same Advanced Persistent Threat tools and tactics that previously were only attributable to nation-states.
FireEye Inc. acquired Invotas International Corp., a cybersecurity company that focuses on security automation and orchestration.
Bank of America, Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase have announced plans to roll out ATMs that take smartphones as well as ATM cards.
HSBC UK this morning was the target of a DDoS attack that flooded the financial institution's systems with manufactured traffic, much to the dismay of online banking customers who were unable to access and manage their accounts.
The roll out of the EMV cards last fall was expected to bring a new level of data security to American consumers and retailers, but depending upon whom one speaks the cards have either been a boon or a bust.
Michael Stepankin, also known as Artsploit, has disclosed a major vulnerability in PayPal's business site, allowing remote code execution.
Businesses are expanding their use of forensic data analytics (FDA) to investigate and combat fraud, especially as fears of cyberattacks and internal data threats spike, according to an Ernst & Young report.
Respondents to a new survey from FICO unanimously agreed: Data breaches this year in other industries will damage financial institutions.
What was once a low-threat, basic spyware trojan has evolved into very powerful banking malware capable of giving hackers near-total control over one's Android device, warned Kaspersky Lab yesterday.
A crude but dangerous email-based social engineering scam has been targeting small-to-medium-size businesses in the U.S., U.K. and India since early 2015, the Symantec Security Response blog warned today.
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