Malaysia's central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia, says it detected and successfully blocked an attack that attempted to steal funds via fraudulent SWIFT interbank money-moving messages. The attack against BNM led the central bank of the Philippines to issue an alert to banks in that country.
Department store chains Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and Lord & Taylor have suffered a data breach that apparently exposed details on 5 million payment cards. Cybersecurity firm Gemini Advisory says the JokerStash syndicate - aka Carbanak gang - is selling the stolen card data.
The technologies and processes that businesses deploy today are so tightly linked to their customers and markets that the
boundary between the company's internal operations and external
ecosystem (i.e., customers, markets, competitors, partners,
regulators) is rapidly disappearing. Business leaders are
Many banking institutions boast of being "digital first" and enabling "omnichannel banking." But are they fully aware of the new fraud risks they also are inviting? This whitepaper takes a deep dive into discussing how to mitigate omnichannel fraud and why it is not just a banking issue. There is a need for...
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Industry analysts see a major shift to software-defined storage (SDS), with SDS overtaking conventional storage by 2020. Container-based or container-native storage (CNS) is a big part of that move. Government agencies and organizations are better off accepting and adopting the...
With the explosion of laptops, IoT, tablets, smartphones and other smart technologies, endpoints are the single largest group of devices inside your network today. Managing all of your assets and their software requires three foundational steps.
The alleged leader of a cybercrime gang tied to more than $1 billion in losses has been arrested in Alicante, Spain. Authorities say "Denis K." is a Ukrainian national who led a gang that developed Carbanak and Cobalt malware to infect PCs as well as perpetrate ATM jackpotting attacks.
Ransomware is vicious malware that locks users out of their devices or blocks access to files until a sum of money or ransom is paid. Attacks cause downtime, data loss, possible intellectual property theft, and in certain industries, an attack is considered a data breach. Phishing emails, compromised websites and free...
The U.S. Department of Justice has announced the indictment of nine Iranians alleged to have penetrated systems belonging to hundreds of U.S. and foreign universities, government entities and private companies to steal more than 31 terabytes of documents and data.
As the Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to unfold, Congress seeks answers from Facebook, calling on CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify. Also in the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: Is it possible to build a secure digital wallet for storing cryptocurrency?
2017 saw several large-scale cyberattacks including WannaCry, NotPetya, and BadRabbit. Ransomware, combined with the continued ubiquity of mass malware and non-malware attacks, is creating a vast attack surface for cyberattackers, who are getting more creative and persistent.
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Attackers do not think of their success as optional. Given that, the effectiveness and success of a threat hunting program are critical. Organizations that start a threat hunting program have success in mind, but are they able to achieve it?
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Expedia's Orbitz travel fare search engine says it may have suffered a breach that resulted in 880,000 payment cards being compromised, along with other customer data, over a two-year period. Orbitz says the apparent breach involved a legacy system no longer connected to its site.
Facebook may be facing the fight of its life. The social media company is seeing mounting pressure and a collective outcry over personal data for millions of its users having been collected by a voter-profiling firm once retained by the Trump campaign.
Out-dated AV security, lack of innovation, defeatism, communication breakdowns with IT - little wonder that boards are missing out on the solutions that will protect their organisations from the huge increase in cyber threats.
The devastating consequences of cyber-attacks are now making information security one of...