In an ironic twist, a new phishing scheme, purporting to be from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., actually claims to offer assistance with ACH and wire fraud, but instead delivers malware that could enable fraud.
The latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report is out, and the good news is: The number of compromised records is down. The troubling news is: The number of breaches is up. Bryan Sartin, one of the report authors, explains why.
Verizon's newly-released 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report finds that the number of compromised records has dropped dramatically, but incidents are up, and hackers are still finding new ways to get into systems and servers.
Good start, but we've still got a long way to go. This statement sums up industry experts' reactions to the two cyber fraud advisories issued this week to help organizations prevent ACH fraud and other crimes.
Two weeks after authorities on two continents arrested cyber criminals linked to the Zeus malware, Microsoft has added the infamous Trojan's signature to one of its best removal tools in an effort to hunt down infected machines.