Spam phishing and social engineering attacks
- March 26, 2012
Legal and technical actions could disrupt some Zeus botnet operations by seizing command-and-control servers in Pennsylvania and Illinois.
- September 20, 2010
Fraudsters are increasingly targeting bank customers via voice and text message phishing scams.
- January 29, 2010
RSA researchers say emerging phone call fraud services make it easy for criminals to victimize banking customers
- December 08, 2009
This year saw the rise of sophisticated malware like the Zeus Trojan that hijacks online banking sessions and siphons money from accounts in real time
- December 03, 2009
Trusteer study shows that half of online banking customers who click on phishing emails divulge their login credentials
- November 24, 2009
Leader of pump-and-dump spam operation will serve more than four years in prison
- October 28, 2009
Company's proposed security measures after breach that exposed customers' personal data are insufficient, judge rules
- October 27, 2009
Emails try to trick users by pretending to be warnings from the FDIC about failed banks
- October 01, 2009
Prosecutors say phishing operation targeted multiple financial institutions
- September 08, 2009
Security experts say the customizable and readily available Zeus Trojan is stealing banking credentials to siphon money from accounts. The bank Trojan has advanced capabilities and can allow criminals to alter a form on a legitimate banking website ...
- July 20, 2009
Financial industry worried that ICANN plan could mislead consumers and lead to more cybersquatting and phishing attacks.
- June 30, 2009
MarkMonitor study shows rampant cybersquatting and phishing attacks against four top bank brands.
- June 11, 2009
Organizations aims to help financial-services firms fight phishing attacks with paper on deploying Sender Policy Framework and Domain Keys Identified Mail protocols.
- June 04, 2009
Financial institutions are using Twitter and other social networking services to communicate with customers but experts say they need to be aware of the security risks.
- March 05, 2009
Survey finds victims of financial fraud more likely to change their shopping and payment behavior, including their choice of bank.
- January 05, 2009
Fraud remained an ongoing problem for financial institutions in 2008 as criminals continued to devise ways to compromise online bank account credentials and steal money. In this email interview, Tom Miltonberger, president and CEO of online fraud ...
- May 21, 2008
The bank is offering free software that will give customers a secure pipeline when they connect to their accounts.
- April 08, 2008
As the tax season kicks into gear, cybercriminals are targeting online tax filing. FileYourTaxes.com is fighting back and sharing its security strategy.
- March 03, 2008
Research conducted at the University of California, Berkeley highlights which companies are targeted most by identity thieves.
- January 17, 2008
SAN FRANCISCO -- Is spam a security administrator's problem? It is, according to Gartner Inc. Enterprise Messaging Research Director Maurene Grey. Grey recently gave a talk on spam filtering at a Sprint user event. Among the things she discussed ...
- January 17, 2008
Malicious attacks using social engineering techniques are on the rise. While botnets may finally be forcing ISPs into the battle, enterprise security pros are working overtime on strategies to keep the threats at bay.