U.S. Secret Service alert: For the first time, malware-using fraudsters have been draining U.S. ATMs of their cash via what's known as a jackpotting or cash-out attack. Two older models of ATMs made by Diebold Nixdorf appear to have been targeted.
In the wake of a ransomware attack that disrupted patient care services for hundreds of Allscripts' customers, a class action lawsuit has been filed against the cloud-based electronic health records vendor for allegedly "failing to secure its systems and data from cyberattacks."
Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: Ransomware crypto-locks customer data stored by a cloud-based service provider. Also, there's a move afoot to use blockchain technology to better protect people's personally identifiable information.
Make no mistake. Cybercriminals are organized, well funded, and highly motivated. They are deploying advanced malware, leveraging cloud-based computing resources, and developing cutting edge tools based on AI and machine learning to not only circumvent advanced security defenses, but to also widen the scope and scale...
For many organizations, the initial transition to GDPR compliance is likely to be a lengthy and challenging process. Furthermore, as the digital revolution marches on bringing technological advances to both sides of the cybersecurity arms race, that compliance will require regular reevaluation based on continued...
True "next-generation" multi-factor authentication (MFA) platforms should be well equipped to manage the customer experience while providing the right level of security assurance at the right time, anytime.
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Cloud providers today must be on cloud nine. In just a few short years, their market has exploded. It has transformed from a fringe platform utilized by courageous companies on technology's leading edge into a cloud-first, standard, go-to approach for running all sorts of business-critical systems. According to IDC,...
After spiking in 2017, the volume of attacks involving ransomware has since declined, but the malware still remains a potent threat. For attackers, ransomware barriers to entry are lower than ever, thanks to highly automated ransomware-as-a-service offerings.
In this in-depth interview, Daniel Cohen of RSA discusses how open banking, also known as banking as a service, will affect the fight against fraud and offers insights on the security steps banks should be taking.
The web may be largely funded thanks to online advertising, but the threat posted by malicious advertisements continues to escalate. Indeed, the latest malvertising scheme, uncovered by security firm Confiant, served 1 billion malicious advertisements.
Technology giants are still struggling to identify what's at risk from the Spectre and Meltdown flaws in modern CPUs, never mind getting working security updates into users' hands. In the meantime, expect a rush by researchers to find more flaws in microprocessor code.
The usual advice for major security flaws is to patch as quickly as possible. Now Intel is calling for a full stop due to imperfect patches for a trio of chip security vulnerabilities known as Meltdown and Spectre.
A ransomware attack on electronic health records vendor Allscripts late last week is a reminder of the potential disruption to patient care delivery healthcare entities can face if a cloud-services provider suffers a cyberattack. It also points to the need for business continuity planning.
The operators of the Necurs botnet continue to target victims with phishing campaigns designed to infect them with banking malware, ransomware and cryptocurrency fever, as well as to generate profits via dating website referrals.