Archive Cyber News Articles

WannaCry ransomware deadline passes, but few pay up. Criminals behind it have netted a relatively small amount of cash
ZDNet.com, May 2017


Cyber attack could spark lawsuits but not against Microsoft
Reuters.com, May 2017


Ransomware: Your Money or Your Life. 9 Ransomware Defenses Thwart Cybercrime Scoundrels
DataBreachToday.com, Mathew J. Schwartz, May 2017


How to protect yourself from the global ransomware attacks
WashingtonPost.com, May 2017


Some oddities in the WannaCry ransomware are puzzling cybersecurity researchers
BusinessInsiders.com, May 2017

December 2016

Advisen.com, December 2016


Exclusive: FBI probes FDIC hack linked to China's military
Reuters.com, December 2016


Cyber Insurance Now Critical as Data Breaches Wreak Havoc
CIO-today.com, December 2016


Hackers and passwords: Your guide to data breaches When companies tell you your data was stolen, it's not always clear what really happened. Here's what the terms mean.
cnet.com, December 2016


Top 2017 Banking Trend Will Be Digital Momentum
BankNews.com, December 2016


New York Rewriting Cybersecurity Rules After Banker Pushback
AmericanBanker.com, Penny Crosman, December 2016


Infobyte: As Debit Card Fraud Grows, The Kind that PINs Stop Makes Up a Smaller Share
ABA Banking Journal, BankingJournal.aba.com, December 2016


Why the ATM Skimming Surge Will Continue in 2017
BankInfoSecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, December 2016


Commerce Secretary Calls for More Protections of Cybersecurity Info-Sharing.
ABA Banking Journal, BankingJournal.aba.com, December 2016


November 2016


Report: European Banks Struck by ATM Jackpotting Attacks.
BankInfoSecurity.com, November 2016


FS-ISAC Announces New Cyber Resilience Initiative.
ABA Banking Journal, bankingjournal.aba.com, November 2016


Tech Can't Replace a Sales Call (Yet), But It Can Make One Better.
AmericanBanker.com, November 2016


Visa Clarifies Merchants Have EMV Debit Routing Options.
What Are the Implications for Chip-and-PIN?.
BankInfoSecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, November 2016


Cordray Signals Openness to Banks’ Perspective on ‘Screen Scraping’.
ABA Banking Journal, bankingjournal.aba.com, November 2016


Cybersecurity Assessment Tool Use Not 'Truly' Voluntary.
BankInfoSecurity.com, November 2016


ATM Attacks: Why We Must Remain Vigilant.
Fraudsters Are Increasingly Turning to Explosives to Steal ATM Cash .
BankInfoSecurity.com, November 2016


October 2016

Critics Blast New York's Proposed Cybersecurity Regulation.
BankInfoSecurity.com, October 2016


Attackers 'Hack' ATM Security with Explosives.
As U.S. ATM Operators Face EMV Deadline, Physical Attacks Surge in Europe
BankInfoSecurity.com, October 2016


Akamai Warns of Account Takeovers Staged from Cameras, Routers
InfoRiskToday.com, October 2016

September 2016

Most Americans Use Mobile Banking Monthly
BankingJournal.ABA.com, September 2016


Is your security awareness training program working?
CIO.com, September 2016


Banks Tinker with Ways to Push Business Customers into Digital Era
AmericanBanker.com, September 2016


Rising cost of ransomware.
CNBC.com, September 2016


Gone phishing: CEO fraud costs companies millions.
PropertyCasualty360.com, September 2016


SWIFT Discloses More Bank Thefts.
CyberSecurityIntelligence.com, September 2016


How Cyber Hygiene Away from Job Supports Workplace Security.
BankInfoSecurity.com, September 2016


FFIEC issues revised IS booklet, part of the FFIEC IT Examination Handbook (IT Handbook).
FFIEC.gov, September 2016

August 2016

U.S. banking regulators focused on cyber security after SWIFT attacks.
Reuters.com, August 2016


Banks Should Go Back to Basics on Cyber Defense
AmericanBanker.com, August 2016


FS-ISAC tabletop exercises scheduled for Sep. 20-21 and Sep. 27-28: Cyber-Attack Against Payment Systems
FSISAC.com, August 2016


Blockchain: What you need to know. 5 Q&As on leading-edge technology
bankingexchange.com, August 2016


Threat to SMBs from ransomware on the rise, report, "Infection to Encryption in Three Seconds"
scmagazine.com, August 2016


A Glimmer of Hope for Cyberthreat Data Sharing.
AmericanBanker.com, Penny Crosman, August 2016


Report: SWIFT Screwed Up. Before Bangladesh Bank Heist, SWIFT Allegedly Overlooked Smaller Banks' Security.
Bankinfosecurity.com, Mathew J. Schwartz, August 2016


Online Fraud Victims Need More Help from Banks to Recover.
AmericanBanker.com, Penny Crosman, August 2016


What Bankers Should Know About Latest Nigerian Email Scam.
AmericanBanker.com, Penny Crosman, August 2016


Social Media Plays Key Role in Bank Fraud. Interview with ABA's Jane Yao.
BankInfoSecurity.com, August 2016


How Malware on Customer Devices Threatens the Bank.
BankingJournal.aba.com, August 2016


Alan Brill discusses MasterCard's use of selfie technology to verify payments on NBC Nightly News.
Kroll.com, August 2016

July 2016

What We Learned from Banks about Merchant Data Breaches.
Georgia Bankers Association, gabankers.com, July 2016


Savvy Hackers Don't Need Malware. Report: Here's How Attackers Borrow Administrative Tools to Force Entry.
BankInfoSecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, July 2016


Tech-Based Cybersecurity Can't Stop 'People Risk'.
AmericanBanker.com, July 2016


Savvy Hackers Don't Need Malware. Report: Here's How Attackers Borrow Administrative Tools to Force Entry.
BankInfoSecurity.com, July 2016


Lessons Pokémon Go can teach the banking industry.
CBInsight.com, July 2016


Florida researchers claim to discover cure for the common ransomware.
SCMagazine.com, July 2016


SWIFT to Banks: Who You Gonna Call? Hackbusters Team Will Battle Bank Hackers, SWIFT Promises.
BankInfoSecurity.com, Mathew J. Schwartz, July 2016


Hack Us and We'll Pay You: The Case for Using Bug Bounty Hunters.
AmericanBanker.com, Penny Crosman, July 2016


Cybersecurity is everybody’s issue.
BankingExchange.com, July 2016


June 2016

Federal Agencies Release Ransomware Resources.
ABA Banking Journal, June 2016


Hackers Wanted (Must be Willing to Work at Bank).
AmericanBanker.com, Mary Wisnieski, June 2016


FBI Says Corporate Email "Impersonation" Scams Growing.
Wall Street journal, Angus Loten, June 2016


Improving Fraud Prevention After SWIFT-related Heists.
BankInfoSecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, June 2016


Ransomware distributors evolving their delivery strategies.
SCMagazine, Greg Masters, June 2016


FBI: Email Scams Take $3.1 Billion Toll on Businesses.
Kaspersky Lab, threatpost.com, June 2016


Hackers Found Selling Access to 70,000 Company Computer Systems.
PropertyCasualty360.com, Ilya Khrennikov, Bloomberg, June 2016


Small Banks Find Strength in Numbers with Anti-Fraud Network.
AmericanBanker.com, Bryan Yurcan, June 2016


Here's Why Cybersecurity Should be a Key Part of M&A Due Diligence.
BusinessInsider.com, Ray Rothrock, June 2016


Banking Cybercrimes Confronted by "Case Management Cops".
CBInsight.com, Michelle Harbinak Shapiro, Onbase by Hyland, June 2016


Gartner: DDoS Defenses have been Backsliding but Starting a Turnaround.
NetworkWorld.com, Gartner Summit 2016, June 2016


Three Ways to Thwart Hackers' Attempts at Persuasion.
AmericanBanker.com, Jay McLaughlin, June 2016


Will a Cyberattack Cause the Next Big Bank Failure?
AmericanBanker.com, Mitchell L. Glassman and Gordon L. Miller, June 2016

May 2016

SWIFT Warns Banks: Coordinated Malware Attacks Underway. Researchers Tie Bangladesh Bank Hack to Sony Breach.
BankInfoSecurity.com, May 2016


FDIC Employee Took Big Banks' Living Wills on the Way Out. FDIC has since phased out use of removable media devices.
AmericanBanker.com, May 2016


The Real Threat Anonymous Poses to Banks.
AmericanBanker.com, Penny Crosman, May 2016


Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking.
BankingJournal.aba.com, Monica C. Meinert, April 2016


Anonymous Threatens Bank DDoS Disruptions. Follows Collective's 'Total War' Against Donald Trump.
BankInfoSecurity.com, Mathew J. Schwartz, May 2016


Expert tips to avoid falling victim to ransomware.
Kaspersky.com, May 2016


SLIDESHOW: Who is a target for ransomware?
CSOonline.com, May 2016


Dridex Banking Trojan Makes a Resurgence, Targets US.
BankInfoSecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, May 2016


Seeking a SWIFT Malware Attack Antidote. Here's Why Manual Oversight Is No Wire Transfer Security Panacea.
BankInfoSecurity.com, Mathew J. Schwartz, May 2016


PCI-DSS Update: 5 New Requirements for Service Providers. Multifactor Authentication Requirements Also Expanded in Version 3.2.
BankInfoSecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, May 2016


April 2016


Why ERISA fiduciaries need to be concerned about cybersecurity.
BenefitNews.com, Apr. 2016


The $81M International Cyberheist — What Happened, How and What It Means.
AmericanBanker.com, Penny Crosman, Apr. 2016


Verizon releases 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report.
VerizonEnterprise.com, Apr. 2016


Where Banks Are Most Vulnerable to Cyberattacks Now.
AmericanBanker.com, Penny Crosman, Apr. 2016


OCC issues bulletin regarding data deletion/encryption inconsistent with data retention and availability expectations.
OCC.gov, Apr. 2016


Bangladesh Bank hackers compromised SWIFT software, warning to be issued.
Reuters.com, Apr. 2016


U.S. Migration to EMV Drives CNP Fraud to Alarming High.
BankNews.com, Apr. 2016


Cybercrime Gang Tied to 20 Million Stolen Cards. FireEye: Group Excels at Bringing Fresh Data to Market Quickly.
BankInfoSecurity.com, Mathew J. Schwartz, Apr. 2016


Weekly Infobyte: Seven in 10 Mobile Banking Users Believe Transactions are Safe.
BankingJournal.aba.com, Apr. 2016


Jigsaw Ransomware Adds Insult to Injury. "Saw"-Themed Malware Deletes Encrypted Files While Users Watch.
BankInfoSecurity.com, Mathew J. Schwartz, Apr. 2016


FBI Cyberalert Regarding Ransomware.
AmericanBar.org, Apr. 2016


'Black Box' ATM Attacks: An Emerging Threat. Alerts About Resurgence in Europe Raise Concerns in U.S..
BankInfoSecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Apr. 2016


Hackers show 60 Minutes how they were able to listen in on phone calls, track movements with only a cellphone number.
CBSNews.com, 60 Minutes feature, Apr. 2016


P.F. Chang's Ruling: Is the Tide Shifting? Sizing Up the Impact of Court Decision on Post-Breach Class Action Lawsuit.
BankInfoSecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Apr. 2016


Why GozNym Is Worse for Banks than the Average Malware.
AmericanBanker.com, Penny Crosman, Apr. 2016


FBI Issues Warnings on Ransomware and Business E-Mail Scams.
FBI.gov, Apr. 2016


Banks, Credit Unions Hit in $4M Cybertheft: IBM.
AmericanBanker.com, Apr. 2016


Eastern European Cyber Crooks Raid US Banks For $4 Million In Just 3 Days.
Forbes.com, Apr. 2016


What Banks Can Learn from the FDIC Data Breach.
AmericanBanker.com, Penny Crosman, Apr. 2016


Ransomware: Is It Ever OK to Pay?
BankInfoSecurity.com, Mathew J. Schwartz, Apr. 2016


The Growing Threat of Ransomware
PCMag.com, Brian Heater, Apr. 2016


‘Inadvertent’ cyber breach hits 44,000 FDIC customers.
WashingtonPost.com, Joe Davidson, Apr. 2016


Four Steps Even Small Lenders Can Take to Prepare for Cyberattacks.
AmericanBanker.com, Kevin Wack, Apr. 2016


Weekly Infobyte: Mobile Payment Adoption Levels Off for Millennials, Gen X.
BankingJournal.ABA.com, Apr. 2016


Faster Payments: Mitigating the Fraud Risks. Federal Reserve to Scrutinize Tech Solutions Submitted from Private Sector.
BankInfoSecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Apr. 2016


ATM Compromises in US Jumped Six-Fold in 2015, FICO Reports.
FICO.com, Apr. 2016


Ransomware epidemic could become historic crime spree, warns alert.
scmagazine.com, Apr. 2016


March 2016


Ransomware Epidemic Prompts FBI Guidance. Cyberattacks Are Hitting All Sectors, Including Government.
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Mar. 2016

OCC issues alert about fraudulent correspondence.
occ.gov, Mar. 2016


FBI wants U.S. businesses to help as cyber extortion gains urgency.
reuters.com, Mar. 2016


Detecting Anomalous Network Behavior. Live Oak Bank CIO Thomas Hill Discusses Defenses.
bankinfosecurity.com, Mar. 2016


Link cyber and anti-money laundering units, but do not combine them — experts.
blogs.reuters.com, Brett Wolf, Mar. 2016


Companies being tricked into wire transfers, Cleveland FBI says.
cleveland.com, Theresa Dixon Murrary, Mar. 2016


The ATM Industry Association Publishes Futuristic Report on Cloud ATMs.
ATM Industry Association, atmia.com, Mar. 2016


Why EMV-Compliant ATMs Need Anti-Skimming Technology.
ATM Industry Association, atmia.com, Mar. 2016


Survey: One in 10 Mobile Banks Offer Fingerprint Authentication.
ABA Banking Journal, Mar. 2016


Case Study: A Community Bank Deploys Biometrics Leveraging Smartphones' Fingerprint Readers for Authentication.
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Mar. 2016


Top 10 Community Bank IT Projects.
americanbanker.com, Mar. 2016


Attack campaign uses keylogger to hijack key business email accounts. Companies from 18 countries were targeted with the Olympic Vision keylogger, researchers warn.
CSOonline.com, Mar. 2016


Merchants Ask Court for Relief from EMV Liability Shift. Two Retailers Say They Face Unfair Fraud Expenses Despite EMV Investments
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Mar. 2016


Cyber Storm V: Testing the Nation’s Ability to Respond to Significant Cyber Incidents
Dept. of Homeland Security, dhs.gov, Mar. 2016


Bank-Hacking Gang Dridex Ramps Up, Branches into Ransomware
americanbanker.com, Penny Crosman, Mar. 2016


Cyberthreat Information Sharing Privacy Concerns Raised. DHS Assessment Identifies Shortcomings in Automated Info Sharing Initiative
bankinfosecurity.com, Mar. 2016


FDIC Releases Consumer Cybersecurity Guide
fdic.gov, Mar. 2016


FBI Warning: Ransomware Is Surging.
databreachtoday.com, Mar. 2016


Authentication, Strengthened and Simplified
bankingjournal.aba.com, Mar. 2016


DHS Kicks Off Cybersecurity Exercise
bankingjournal.aba.com, Mar. 2016

February 2016

Banking Trojans Expand Their Reach. New Botnet Targets Include App Stores, Shipping Organizations, Many Others
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Feb. 2016


CyberSecurity Experts Warn of Acecard Malware Targeting Android Banking Apps
banknews.com, Feb. 2016


Card-Free ATMs: No More Skimming? Experts Debate Security Merits of New ATMs for U.S. Institutions
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Feb. 2016


Carbanak and beyond: banks face new attacks
kaspersky.com, Feb. 2016


Skimmers Hijack ATM Network Cables
krebsonsecurity.com, Brian Krebs, Feb. 2016


Safeway Self-Checkout Skimmer Close Up (with pictures)
krebsonsecurity.com, Brian Krebs, Feb. 2016


Should Banks Expect New Cybersecurity Guidance? Experts Say FDIC Publication Suggests No Formal Action Coming
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Feb. 2016


ABA Banking Journal Weekly Infobyte: Customers Want Banks, Retailers to Share Data Protection Standards
bankingjournal.aba.com, Feb. 2016


Carbanak Hackers Targeting Banks Again, Security Pros Say
americanbanker.com, Penny Crosman, Feb. 2016


ABA: Banks Thwarted 85 Percent of Fraud Attempts in 2014
banknews.com, Feb. 2016


How Vulnerable Is Payments System to a Nation-State Attack?
americanbanker.com, Penny Crosman, Feb. 2016


Are Retailers Improving Cybersecurity?
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Feb. 2016


Latest FDIC "Supervisory Insights" covers Cybersecurity.
fdic.gov, Feb. 2016


January 2016

"Internet of Things" Raises Big Ethical Questions for Banks.
americanbanker.com, Shahrukh Tarapore, Jan. 2016


ABA: Fraud Losses Are Up - But Don't Blame Banks. New Study Pins Increase on Surge in Third-Party Breaches.
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Jan. 2016


Cyber security: Are you cyber resilient? (You better be).
cbinsight.com, Jan. 2016


Cyber Extortion: Fighting DDoS Attacks. How to Defend Against the Surge in Shakedowns.
bankinfosecurity.com, Mathew J. Schwartz, Jan. 2016


Consumers Use Mobile Banking But Don't Trust It, with Reason.
americanbanker.com, Penny Crosman, Jan. 2016


BankNews FREE WEBINAR 2/18/16: Mitigating Password Risk to Reduce Your Chances of a Data Breach.
banknews.com, Jan. 2016


Android Mobile Banking Malware Risk Worsens. Why Mobile Banking Apps Need Stronger Authentication.
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Jan. 2016


Special Report: Identifying Malicious Insiders. New Tools to Automate the Detection of Insider Threats.
bankinfosecurity.com, Eric Chabrow, Jan. 2016


Will FFIEC Revamp Cyber Assessment Tool? Agency Solicits Comments; Critics Urge Changes.
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Jan. 2016


Ransomware a Threat to Cloud Services, Too.
krebsonsecurity.com, Jan. 2016


Report: Mobile Banking Users Outpace Branch Customers in 2015.
bankingjournal.aba.com, Jan. 2016


I believe in cybercrime unicorns.
bankinfosecurity.com, Mathew J. Schwartz, Jan. 2016


Five myths of online account opening.
banknews.com, Jan. 2016


FFIEC Cyber Tool Needs Urgent Revamp. Tool Fails to Adequately Assess Banks' Cybersecurity Risks.
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Jan. 2016


Cybersecurity Legislation Stalks Bank Directors.
bai.org, BAI Banking Strategies, Jan. 2016


Lessons from ATM Fraud Ring Arrests. European Crime Gang Busted for 'Jackpotting' Attacks.
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Jan. 2016


Are you ready for the cybersecurity challenges of 2016.
americanbanker.com, Penny Crosman, Jan. 2016


FS-ISAC Member Newsletter
fsisac.com, Jan. 2016

December 2015

Proposed Cybersecurity Disclosure Act Shows Deep Misunderstanding of the Role of the Board of Directors.
jonesday.com, Dec. 2015


BITS President: Cyber Guidance Confuses CISOs. Chris Feeney on Why Regulators, Agencies Need to Avoid Conflicting Advice.
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Dec. 2015


Congress Just Abandoned Data Privacy, But Banks Can Restore It.
americanbanker.com, Dec. 2015


Cyber angst to rise in 2016.
bankingexchange.com, John Ginovsky, Dec. 2015


The weakest link in banks' fight against hackers.
nasdaq.com, Dec. 2015


In EMV Debate, Chip Matters More than Anything Else.
americanbanker.com, Dec. 2015


Skimmers Found at Some Calif., Colo. Safeways.
krebsonsecurity.com, Dec. 2015


Banks told to get tough on cybersecurity in 2016.
zdnet.com, Dec. 2015


Dept. of Homeland Security's National Cybersecurity Assessment and Technical Services (NCATS) program.
krebsonsecurity.com, Dec. 2015


Your Bank's Website Is About to Change, and That's Great for Your Cybersecurity. .bank will soon make .com obsolete for bank websites..
The Motley Fool, Dec. 2015

November 2015

Don’t get visually hacked. Visual privacy vulnerabilities provide entry points to sensitive data in financial services.
bankingexchange.com, Dan Burks, U.S. Bank, Nov. 2015


Banks face brunt of cyber threat. Treasury official calls on financial system to beef up security.
bankingexchange.com, John Ginovsky, Nov. 2015


5 ways to fight cyber attacks. FS-ISAC warns banks to prep for destructive attempts.
bankingexchange.com, Nov. 2015


Business Email Compromise Attacks Rapidly Evolving. PhishLabs' Opacki Says Sophisticated Schemes Targeting Smaller Businesses.
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Nov. 2015


Threat of cyber attacks could now affect Moody’s ratings.
propertycasualty360.com, Nov. 2015


Report: Insiders Still Top Breach Threat. Experian's Michael Bruemmer Offers 2016 Breach Forecast.
BankNews.com, Nov. 2015


Mobile Banking Expanded 29 Percent in One Year at Community Banks
BankNews.com, Nov. 2015


Mobile RDC Study Reveals Rapid Adoption, Surprisingly Low Risk
BankNews.com, Nov. 2015


In the Fight Against Fraud, Strong Leadership is Key
ABA Banking Journal, bankingjournal.aba.com, Nov. 2015


Retailers Scrambling Against Latest Credit Card-Stealing Malware
fortune.com, Nov. 2015


What is 'Sleeper Fraud,' And Why Must Banks Beware? LexisNexis' Shelton on Emerging First-Party Fraud Trend and its Impact
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Nov. 2015


The FDIC has added cybersecurity awareness resources for banks, including a video and vignettes for the Cyber Challenge--exercises intended to encourage discussions of operational risk issues and the potential impact of IT disruptions on common banking functions
FDIC.gov, Nov. 2015


Why the Internet of Things Should Be a Bank Thing.
AmericanBanker.com, Nov. 2015


Experts: Why CNP [Card-Not-Present] Fraud is Up 30%. EMV, Credential Compromises Fuel Ecommerce Fraud.
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Nov. 2015


Why Fraudsters Have Shifted to 'Shimming' Attacks. In Post-EMV World, Unattended Terminals are New Targets.
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Nov. 2015


Why Fraudsters Have Shifted to 'Shimming' Attacks. In Post-EMV World, Unattended Terminals are New Targets.
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Nov. 2015


Waging cyber crime war. BAI Retail Delivery coverage: Preparing for cyber battles inside your bank.
bankingexchange.com, Nov. 2015


Ransomware Now Gunning for Your Web Sites.
krebsonsecurity.com, Brian Krebs, cyber security expert, Nov. 2015


Why Banks Need to Prepare for More Chase-Like Breaches. Javelin's Pascual Predicts Many More Sophisticated Attacks Are Likely.
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Nov. 2015


FFIEC Updates Cybersecurity Expectations for Boards
bankinfosecurity.com, Tracy Kitten, Nov. 2015


he FBI says you may need to pay up if hackers infect your computer with ransomware
businessinsider.com, Nov. 2015


Careful with Windows 10 out of the box. Consumer-side enhancements could prove troublesome for bank adopters—proceed carefully
bankingexchange.com, Nov. 2015


The Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC) has released an Automated Cybersecurity Assessment Tool.
fsscc.org, Nov. 2015


10 reasons why phishing attacks are nastier than ever.
Roger A. Grimes, CIO.com, Nov. 2015


Refined Ransomware Streamlines Extortion. New CryptoWall, Crypto Tricks and Leak Threats.
Mathew J. Schwartz, bankinfosecurity.com, Nov. 2015


Cybersecurity Self-Assessment Tool Helps Combat Risk.
Debra Cope, ABA Banking Journal, Nov. 2015


Experts: DDoS, Extortion Fuel New Attacks on Banks.
Tracy Kitten, bankinfosecurity.com, Nov. 2015


Data Governance: A Regulatory and Business Imperative
Timothy R. Burniston, ABA Banking Journal, Nov. 2015


Malware Used to Launch DDoS Attacks. Attackers Compromise High-Bandwidth MySQL Servers.
bankinfosecurity.com, Nov. 2015

FS-ISAC Member Newsletter November 2015
fsisac.com, Nov. 2015


Cyber insurance coverage, its value, limitations and exclusions. Highlights from Advisen Cyber Risk Insights Conference
propertycasualty360.com, Nov. 2015


FFIEC issues statement alerting banks to the increasing frequency, severity of cyber attacks involving extortion.
FFIEC.gov, Nov. 2015


October 2015


Cyber attacks drive insurance purchases in early 2015--S&P warns that banks could run risk of credit ratings downgraded if unprepared for a cyber incident.
propertycasualty360.com, Oct. 2015


Replace Those Aging Core Systems Now
BankThink, americanbanker.com, Oct. 2015


US-Cert Alert: Dridex P2P Malware distributed through phishing emails
US Computer Emergency Readiness Team, us-cert.gov, Oct. 2015


Why ATM Fraud Will Continue to Grow: U.S. Migration to EMV Will Spur New Attacks Against Self-Service Channels)
Tracy Kitten, bankinfosecurity.com, Oct. 2015


2015 AFP Payments Fraud and Control Survey: Checks remain most-often target for fraud attacks
Assn. for Financial Professionals, afponline.org, Oct. 2015


ABA: Bankers Working with Small Businesses to Protect Customers
bankingjournal.aba.com, Oct. 2015


EMV Chip-Card Transition Is Not Silver Bullet, Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection Require Multi-Tiered Approach
banknews.com, Oct. 2015


Federal Cybersecurity Strategy Revised. 30-Day Sprint Leads to New Information Security Implementation Plan
bankinfosecurity.com, Oct. 2015


Capital One Launches SwiftID, A Way To Bypass Security Questions With Just A Swipe.
techcrunch.com, Oct. 2015


FS-ISAC Member Newsletter October 2015
FSISAC.com, Oct. 2015


Dollar Bank Adopts a New Internet Domain -- dollar.bank
finance.yahoo.com, Oct. 2015


Dridex Malware Campaign Disrupted. $40 Million Botnet Disrupted
bankinfosecurity.com, Oct. 2015


Major Cybersecurity Bill (Finally) Clears Senate
americanbanker.com, Oct. 2015


Why the ABA Got Hacked and What It Means for Banks
americanbanker.com, Oct. 2015


Each October, we're reminded that securing cyberspace is a shared responsibility.
National Cyber Security Awareness Month, fbi.gov Oct. 2015


The $98.6 Billion E-Mail
bloomberg.com, Oct. 2015


Experian, ABA Breached; 15M Consumers, 6,400 Bankers Affected
americanbanker.com, Oct. 2015


A Conversation with the Comptroller (of the Currency Thomas Curry)
bankingjournal.aba.com, Oct. 2015


SEC Push on Cybersecurity Focuses on Risk Assessment
banknews.com, Oct. 2015


Free Resources Available for Cybersecurity Awareness Month
bankingjournal.aba.com, Sep. 2015


September 2015

Meet GreenDispenser: A New Breed of ATM Malware (proofpoint.com, Sep. 2015)


Hackers to Bankers: Pay Up or We Attack Your Website (americanbanker.com, Sep. 2015)


Malware Warning: Banks, Customers, ATMs Under Fire (bankinfosecurity.com, Sep. 2015)


Attackers go on malware-free diet (csoonline.com, Sep. 2015)


EMV LIABILITY SHIFT: Why it Pays to Adopt New Technology (visa.com, Sep. 2015)


How the FBI Helped Recover Millions from Wire Fraud (inforisktoday.com, Sep. 2015)


When Cyber Fraud Hits Businesses, Banks May Not Offer Protection (npr.org, Sep. 2015)


EMV: Why U.S. Will Miss October Deadline (Tracy Kitten, bankinfosecurity.com, Sep. 2015)


DDoS for Extortion: How to Fight Back, (Tracy Kitten, bankinfosecurity.com, Sep. 2015)


Sep. 2015 FS-ISAC Newsletter (fsisac.com)


ABA's Doug Johnson to do Radio Tour on EMV Transition (bankingjournal.aba.com, Sep. 2015)


FBI PSA: Internet of Things Poses Opportunities for Cyber Crime (FBI, Sep. 2015)


Could a Smartphone Camera Pierce Your Bank's Cybersecurity? (BankThink, americanbanker.com, Sep. 2015)


Banks testing whether cellphones can speed up any transactions (The Columbus Dispatch, dispatch.com, Sep. 2015)


U.S. Households Worried About Smartphone Security, Report Says (banknews.com, Sep. 2015)


BYOD is dead--long live CYOD (Lee Naik, LinkedIn.com Pulse Sep. 2015)