Optiv Security reported today it has acquired the big data, automation and orchestration services company Decision Lab.
A newly discovered banking trojan, targeting U.S. financial institutions and services since at least September, is already as advanced in its capabilities as its predecessors Zeus, Gozi, and Dridex, researchers from IBM have reported.
An attack campaign targeting Android users in Austria has been employing a unique trio of techniques to steal their funds: a credentials phishing web page, malicious banking app overlays, and credit card phishing screens.
A new banking trojan dubbed "Silence" is using methods similar to those used by the Carbanak gang to target Russian financial institutions.
Dwayne Hans, 27, pleaded guilty last week to illegally accessing a website operated by the U.S. General Services Administrationin order to redirect more than $1.5 million in government payments to his own personal accounts.
Malspam campaigns designed to spread the Ursnif banking trojan have been heavily targeting Japanese banks and payment card providers in 2017, especially since this past September, according to IBM's X-Force research.
The details of a phishing campaign currently being run in Switzerland that uses a tax dodge to entice its victims to open an attached file which will then download the Retefe banking trojan have been released by PhishMe.
Cybercriminals took advantage of popular cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex's lack of an official app to dupe unsuspecting users into downloading credential stealing malware.
As cryptocurrencies grow in value researchers have taken note that cybercriminals are adapting old drive-by download style attack methods.
A new and very ambitious malicious Chrome extension called Ldi has been uncovered, one that injects the Coinhive cryptocurrency miner into the target computer, accesses the victim's Gmail and Facebook accounts and registers newly created domains in that person's name.
The cybergang behind the Trickbot banking trojan appears to have set its sights on Latin American as it continues to expands its list of global targets.
Greece officials have decided to allow the extradition of a Russian hacker suspected of laundering money through a bitcoin exchange to the United States.
SEC Chairman Jay Clayton confirmed in testimony before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday that a 2016 breach of the regulatory body's EDGAR document filing system was made possible due to a defect in custom software code that was subsequently remediated.
Hackers breached the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's EDGAR document filing system and may have used nonpublic information stored on the database to profit from insider trading, the regulatory body disclosed on Wednesday.
The hackers, who exploited a vulnerability in Apache Struts, reportedly accessed the Equifax network by obtaining a user name after typing the "Whoami" command on one of the company's servers.
Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo had already issued guidance to help licensed financial institutions act to protect consumers affected by the Equifax breach.
Cryptocurrency miners have increased their use of mining tools that utilize central processing unit (CPU), and to a lesser extent graphic processing units (GPU) specifically those targeting enterprise networks.
In an effort to generate more revenue for the site, The Pirate Bay is quietly running Monero cryptocurrency on the CPU's of its visitors.
The Google Play store once again has been invaded with apps carrying BankBot Android banking malware that uses fake overlay screens to fool banking app users into giving away their credentials.
The Singapore division of life insurance firm AXA Insurance has reportedly suffered a data breach, after hackers stole roughly 5,400 customers' personal information from its Health Portal.
China on Monday banned fund-raising investments in virtual currencies such as bitcoins, a move that follows several major hacks of digital currency exchanges during their Initial Coin Offerings.