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Posts Tagged ‘phishing’
Posted on 3rd Oct 2014 by Jennifer Dean in
Posted on 5th Jun 2014 by Jennifer Dean in Enterprise Security
The UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) is warning everyone to protect themselves against Cryptolocker and ZeuS malware before they both make inevitable returns to the web in less than two weeks. The NCA is working with the FBI and Europol in an effort to suppress the GameOverZeuS Trojan and the Cryptolocker ‘ransomware’ that encrypts victims’ […]
Posted on 13th May 2014 by Alexandre Bordier in Financial Services
This year’s InfoSec, held at Earls Court in London, did not disappoint.
Posted on 23rd Aug 2013 by Arta Sylejmani in Enterprise Security
Phishing has been around for almost as long as the internet itself, and is a continuing problem (the recent hack of Kevin Bacon’s twitter is just one of many examples). Despite being a well-known problem, criminals continue to prosper using this method of attack. As John Hawes highlighted in his recent blog, this attack method […]
Posted on 9th Oct 2012 by Neville Pattinson in Corporate
This October marks the ninth annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security in cooperation with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), this month is a time to raise awareness about protecting yourself and your information online. As the presidential election […]
Posted on 23rd Jul 2012 by Gemalto in Corporate
With the Olympics coming in just a few short days, online offers for discounted tickets, free merchandise, exclusive videos, or breaking news sounds great, right? Wrong, actually. “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is,” the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) told readers in a recent blog post regarding the anticipated rise […]
Posted on 28th Sep 2011 by Gemalto in Enterprise Security
The front page of today’s USA Today carries a chilling warning for web users about the vulnerability of digital certificate authorities, following hacks of three such organizations this summer. There are around 650 of these authorities, and the fact that hacking has been uncovered at three of these in such quick succession should be a […]
Posted on 20th Sep 2011 by Gemalto in Enterprise Security
Recently, @briankrebs highlighted a Trojan attack which showed quite how sophisticated some cyber attacks are now becoming. The case in question is being investigated by German police, and involves a new piece of malware which convinces online banking customers to willingly transfer their own money into the accounts of criminals. This particular case shows that, sometimes, even a layered […]
Posted on 21st Jul 2011 by John Ahlberg in Corporate
In the last of our series of online banking infographics we show our ten steps for implementing a secure service. The most important step is to properly plan their deployment taking into account not only the technical constraints but also employee and customer communication.
Posted on 6th Jul 2011 by Gemalto in Corporate
In two consecutive weeks we saw headlines made by customer versus bank lawsuits relating to cybercrime. One judge ruled that questions and answers were good enough to protect the customer. Then, a separate judge rules that the bank should have detected a mere 100 wire transfers from an account after IDs, passwords, and its OTP token password were compromised. Who was right?