Finance and Banking

Finance and Banking

cybersecurity rules

Cybersecurity Rules for Financial Institutions

Cybersecurity rules toughened up for NY financial firms Last year’s proposed comprehensive framework for cybersecurity rules for large financial institutions is suddenly facing an uncertain future. With the comment period, having closed...
increase in ransomware

2016 Saw a Massive 752 Percent Increase in Ransomware

Trend Micro’s latest 2016 security roundup reveals a huge increase in ransomware families Trend Micro today released its annual security roundup report, "2016 Security Roundup: A Record Year for Enterprise Threats," which...
Medical Identity Theft

Medical Identity Theft is a Growing Concern

One in four U.S. consumers (26 percent) have had their personal medical information stolen from technology systems, according to results of a survey from Accenture released today covering medical identity theft. The...
cybertrump

CyberTrump – The Future of Cyber Security?

Rudy Giuliani will shape the CyberTrump future – or will he? Today is the day.  In less than 12 hours, President Trump will be a reality.  Today will looked back on the...
ransomware attacks 2016

Ransomware Attacks 2016 (Not Pretty)

Looking back at a rather unfortunate year of ransomware attacks 2016 Health and Hospitals – Ransomware Attacks 2016 Emergency Hospitals were a major feature for ransomware attacks 2016.  Remember Hollywood Presbyterian?  Hackers held...
floki bot

Floki Bot – Another Use Case in Agile Malware?

Floki Bot claims to feature several new capabilities making it an attractive tool for criminals Malware coders seem to be experts in the concept of Agile development.  They so often build on...
cyber monday

Cyber Monday Security

From Black Friday to Cyber Monday is high season for Cyber criminals Cyber Monday is has become prime time for scams, phishing and the like. Adobe says that "in the short span of...
ddos cyber attack

Russian Banks Targeted in DDoS Cyber Attack

A coordinated DDoS cyber attack against at least five Russian banks The DDoS cyber attack came from a wide-scale botnet involving at least 24,000 computers, located in 30 countries.  The attack began...
tesco bank fraud

Tesco Bank Fraud Leaves Customer Looking for Cash

Show me the money – Tesco bank fraud effects thousands of customers The Tesco Bank fraud has seen thousands of T accounts were compromised and customers have seen funds cleaned out of...
Yahoo Hack

Verizon Is About to Put a Price Tag on the Yahoo Hack

Ever wondered what the real cost of a data breach is?  Verizon says Yahoo hack is grounds for discount Just a few days ago we mentioned the Yahoo Hack, the biggest data...