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Law Enforcement At RSAC: Collaboration Is Key To Online Crime Fighting
Terry Sweeney, Contributing Editor
Agencies and investigators are reaching out across jurisdictions and international borders to vanquish spammers, botnet operators, and worse.
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor,
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Voice Biometrics Prone To Error, Study Shows
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
New research shows the need for a holistic solution to authentication, not just voice biometrics alone.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer,
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Iran Intensifies Its Cyberattack Activity
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
Middle East targets – namely Saudi Arabia – are feeling the brunt of the attacks, but experts anticipate Iran will double down on hacking US targets.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading,
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Alleged Russian Hacker With Ties To ‘Notorious Cybercriminals’ Arrested In LA
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
Alexander Tverdokhlebov is being held on charges of conspiring with another hacker to steal money from online bank accounts.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
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Organizations In 40 Countries Under ‘Invisible’ Cyberattacks
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
Unknown threat actors are stealing sensitive financial data using memory resident malware crafted from legitimate tools, Kaspersky Lab warns.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
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Brooklyn Man Pleads Guilty In Banking Scam Involving Money Mules
Dark Reading Staff,
Investigation unearths alleged scheme spread over several countries costing victims more than $1 million in losses.
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Pew Research Study Exposes America's Poor Password Hygiene
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
Americans feel like they've lost control over their online lives, but they still aren't always practicing proper security.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer,
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Saudi Arabia Issues Alert On Shamoon 2
Dark Reading Staff,
A new variant of the 2012 data-wiping malware that paralyzed Saudi Aramco has emerged.
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Lloyds Bank Hit By DDoS Attack
Dark Reading Staff,
Hacker fails to extort $93,600 from bank for the attacks between January 11 and 13, a report says.
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JPMorgan Hack: One More Pleads Guilty For Operating Bitcoin Exchange
Dark Reading Staff,
Ricardo Hill allegedly operated Coin.mx which exchanged millions of dollars into bitcoin to support the hack scheme.
By Dark Reading Staff ,
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Number Of Data Breach Disclosures Jumped 40% in 2016
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
Though there were no mega breaches, 2016 had more breaches on record than any previous year, according to a new report.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
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Carbanak's Back And Using Google Services For Command-and-Control
Dark Reading Staff,
Cybercrime gang employs common cloud services to hide in plain sight.
By Dark Reading Staff ,
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Cybersecurity Expert Links Taiwan And Europe ATM Hacks
Dark Reading Staff,
Group-IB says both attacks were likely carried out by Cobalt group using malware “ATM spitter.”
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InterContinental Hotels Probes Possible Card System Breach
Dark Reading Staff,
Cybersecurity firm hired by the hotel group to investigate suspected payment card system fraud at various US locations.
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'Alice' Malware Loots ATMs
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
Trend Micro has an alert about a new bare-bones ATM malware family it recently uncovered.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
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5 Ways The Cyber-Threat Landscape Shifted In 2016
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
IoT botnets and turnkey phishing services were just some of the ways the bad guys stayed ahead in 2016
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
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Financial Data Worth Millions Unwittingly Exposed In Ameriprise Accounts
Dark Reading Staff,
Leak of bank account and financial planning details emanated from a financial advisor's unsecured Internet-connected backup drive at home.
By Dark Reading Staff ,
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Romanian Gets 57-Months Jail For ‘ATM Skimming’ Scheme
Dark Reading Staff,
Robert Mate and 15 others copied bank account details of thousands of ATM users and stole $5 million.
By Dark Reading Staff ,
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American Hacker Arrested For 2014 JP Morgan Chase Breach
Dark Reading Staff,
Joshua Aaron and his two accomplices are charged with massive hacking of US financial organizations, securities fraud and money laundering.
By Dark Reading Staff ,
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Bangladesh Police Say Some Bank Officials Involved In Cyberheist
Dark Reading Staff,
Mid-ranking officials of Bangladesh Bank deliberately exposed bank’s network to allow theft of $81 million, says top investigator.
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