How Breaking News Is Used To Plant Malware December 17, 2013Spear-phishing -- where emails lure readers or customers of trusted institutions to compromised websites -- has become one of the main tools fraudsters use to compromise endpoints inside financial institutions. How to Ensure Mobile Banking App Security October 24, 2013Online malware is starting to make its way to the mobile world and banks will have to be increasingly proactive in protecting their customer-facing apps. Cyber Attacks are a Constant Threat December 14, 2012A new plot has emerged that could target U.S. banks in early 2013.
Middle East Cyber Virus Signals a New Level of Malware Sophistication August 21, 2012A Stuxnet-like virus, called Gauss, was discovered two weeks ago in the Middle East spying on banking transactions of Citibank and PayPal customers. Five Bank Security Trends Shaping the Future of Fraud Fighting July 20, 2012Biometric bank apps and token-generating credit cards will be among the tools used to fight fraud and keep financial services secure. New Virus Targets Online Users of 137 Banks March 01, 2012M86 Security Labs says it has discovered a Cridex Trojan virus delivered via e-mail spam. Cybercrime to Account for $371 Million in Losses by 2015, According to Report September 23, 2011But banks have also developed a number of approaches to protect themselves from cybercrime, Aite Group says. Bank Of North Carolina Enhances Commercial Online Banking Security April 11, 2011BNC begins offering IronKey Trusted Access for Banks USB device to give a secure online banking experience to commercial clients. Smartphone Users Blissfully Unaware of Security Risks March 22, 2011A small survery of smartphone users sponsored by security software provider AVG shows most consumers don't consider their device vulnerable to attack. New OddJob Malware Targets Online Banking Users February 22, 2011OddJob Trojan silently joins online banking sessions and lets criminals conduct transactions after the legitimate user has logged out. Carberp Trojan Has Hit 3 Large U.S. Banks, Could Easily Attack More October 14, 2010Q&A with Andreas Baumhof, CTO of TrustDefender, the first company to come out with an analysis of Carberp. Patelco Credit Union Wards Off Malware Attacks April 02, 2010Large California credit union using network access control software to detect and investigate suspicious activity. Trusteer Service to Analyze Online Bank Customers' PCs for Malware March 15, 2010Taking the Rapport software some banks ask their customers to download to prevent malware to the next level, where Trusteer reverse-engineers any attacks identified. Trojan Planted in Fake E-mail from IT Dept. Designed to Steal Info From Businesses October 16, 2009Trusteer issues a warning to IT departments to be aware of a new phishing attack aimed at enterprises and their confidential information. At Least One Part of the Economy is Growing: Cybercrime September 30, 2009 Vidoop Authentication Solution Addresses Top Online Security Threat February 20, 2009Bank customers log in using a combination of image recognition and PINs instead of the traditional user name and password. Trusteer Releases Free Malware Search Engine for Financial Institutions December 03, 2008 Peter Makohon Keeps Wachovia Secure on the Cyber Front Lines June 24, 2008 Banks Aren’t Securing USB Ports, Study Reports June 17, 2007Removable media devices pose dangers for banks without effective controls, according to a recent study by IT asset-management solutions provider Centennial Software. Corporate Losses From Internet-Based Attacks Average $2 Million August 04, 2004Use of Internet as a business channel also on the rise.