- July 01, 2015
Drive-by financial malware Fobber is the evolution of the popular Tinba -- with better encryption, a newer format and a focus on the Netherlands.
- March 27, 2015
Heimdal Security researchers have found new cases of the nesting-doll financial malware, while Fortinet researchers peel back the layers to reveal its surprising intricacies.
- March 12, 2015
A new Symantec report shows a significant fall in banking malware infections in 2014, but the company warns that malware remains a threat to financial firms.
- March 03, 2015
Banks are rushing to fix sloppy authentication processes at the heart of rising Apple Pay fraud. Experts also worry about potential fraud with other mobile payment systems.
- February 16, 2015
A malware attack on more than 100 banks around the globe has led to one of the largest bank heist schemes in history, with losses potentially reaching $1 billion.
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- June 12, 2014
RSA researchers say the costly Pandemiya banking malware was written entirely from scratch, a dangerous oddity in the world of malware.
- April 24, 2013
PayPal's Michael Barrett says many firms fear misuse of shared cybersecurity data. He also discusses the evolution of PCI DSS and mobile payment security.
- November 15, 2012
Hurricane Sandy hammers home the importance of a DR plan. David Schneier discusses some of the plans he helped develop and how they are holding up.
- October 09, 2012
A cybergang in Eastern Europe revealed plans to attack U.S. banks with a Gozi-like Trojan, according to RSA.
- August 29, 2012
The latest variant of the banking Trojan is causing numerous problems, Symantec said.
- August 09, 2012
Tilon is related to the Silon malware detected in 2009. It uses a man-in-the-browser attack to capture form submissions and steal credentials.
- July 03, 2012
The Citadel crimeware, a toolkit giving cybercriminals sophisticated financial malware, is being taken off the market by its authors, according to experts monitoring its activity.
- May 31, 2012
Tinba is among the smallest data-stealing banking Trojans discovered in the wild, according to Danish security firm CSIS Security Group.
- March 26, 2012
Legal and technical actions could disrupt some Zeus botnet operations by seizing command-and-control servers in Pennsylvania and Illinois.
- March 01, 2012
At RSA Conference 2012, Zions Bancorporation detailed how it harvested security big data using a Hadoop-based security data warehouse.