Symantec Threat Intelligence researchers have confirmed the suspicious attacks uncovered by Jighi as "real targeted attacks on banks and other financial institutions in several West Africa countries by cyber criminals " employing a range of commodity malware - readily available in cyber underground - and living off the land tools that allow them to hide [...]
Symantec uncovers tool used by Lazarus to carry out ATM attacks. On October 2, 2018, an alert was issued by US-CERT, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of the Treasury, and the FBI. According to this new alert, Hidden Cobra (the U.S. government’s code name for Lazarus) has been conducting “FASTCash” attacks stealing money [...]
CyberSecurity Month. This October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, is the time to focus raising awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. Cyber Security in 2018: The Transition It’s been a year of transition for cybersecurity professionals and attackers alike. As noted by Forbes, cybersecurity spending in the U.S. could reach $66 billion by the end of 2018. Globally, that [...]
In this day and age digital disruption is an ever-present occurrence in almost every sector, and it is this fact that earned some CIOs the title of Chief Innovation Officer’s. But with a massive focus on innovation some areas in business tend to suffer, and amongst the worst hit is security. “We can’t speak on [...]
Insider fraud in the banking industry: What if we could help you prevent, detect and respond to insider fraud?
An insider threat is a malicious hacker (also called a cracker or a black hat) who is an employee or officer of a business, institution, or agency. The term can also apply to an outside person who poses as an employee or officer by obtaining false credentials. The hacker obtains access to the computer systems [...]