The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has fallen victim to another phishing attack, according to an e-mail alert sent out to customers. This newest attack entices consumers to click a link for details about "important information from your financial institution."
For nearly two years, banks and businesses across the U.S. have been plagued by a wave of corporate account takeover. And while there's no one answer, Texas bank examiner Phillip Hinkle sees ways that institutions can better detect and prevent these crimes.
It's clear that major data breaches have become not just a topic of mainstream news, but they're occurring with such frequency and potential devastation that they're almost deserving of a 24-hour news desk.
A provision in the proposed Accounting of Disclosures Rule mandated under the HITECH Act that calls for providing patients with an "access report" listing everyone who's electronically accessed their records is stirring up debate.
A new pay-at-the-pump card skimming scheme - this one in West Covina, Calif. - gets the attention of law enforcement authorities, who launch a new awareness campaign that warns consumers to avoid using debit cards at self-service stations.
The House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade heard from Sony and Epsilon about breaches that adversely affected consumer information. Both companies support a national data security and breach notification law.
Payment card fraud. ACH and wire transfers. ATM skimming. And especially insider crimes. These are among today's top information security threats to institutions, says banking regulator Gigi Hyland in an exclusive interview.
As emerging technologies such as cloud computing and mobile banking become the norm, the FDIC's Donald Saxinger says vendor management programs must specifically address the outside risks posed by working with non-traditional financial services providers.