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A new Bluetooth overlay skimmer block chip-based transactions

Experts discovered a new Bluetooth overlay skimmer that interferes with the ability of the terminal to read chip-based cards, forcing the use of the stripe. The popular investigator Brian Krebs reported the discovery of a new Bluetooth overlay skimmer that interfered with the terminal’s ability to read chip-based cards, forcing the use of the magnetic str
Publish At:2021-02-16 04:18 | Read:199 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime banking Hacking hacking news infor

AutoHotkey-Based credential stealer targets bank in the US and Canada

Experts spotted a new credential stealer written in AutoHotkey (AHK) scripting language that is targeting the US and Canadian bank customers. Security experts from Trend Micro have discovered a new credential stealer written in AutoHotkey (AHK) scripting language that is targeting the US and Canadian bank customers as part of an ongoing campaign that has
Publish At:2021-01-02 07:54 | Read:537 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware banking Hacking hacking news informati

A massive fraud operation used mobile device emulators to steal millions from online bank accounts

Experts uncovered a massive fraud operation that used a network of mobile device emulators to steal millions of dollars from online bank accounts. Researchers from IBM Trusteer have uncovered a massive fraud operation that leveraged a network of mobile device emulators to steal millions of dollars from online bank accounts in a few days. The cybercrimi
Publish At:2020-12-20 19:36 | Read:380 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Mobile banking fraud operation mob

Crooks stole 800,000€ from ATMs in Italy with Black Box attack

A cyber criminal organization has stolen money from at least 35 Italian ATMs with a black box attack technique. A criminal organization has stolen money from at least 35 ATMs and Post Office cash dispensers operated by Italian banks with a new black box attack technique. The Carabinieri of Monza dismantled by the gang, the Italian law enforcement agenc
Publish At:2020-11-29 20:30 | Read:433 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking ATM banking Black Box Atta

What happens when your identity is stolen?

You’ve probably heard many times before that malware can be used to commit identity theft. You may also already know that identity theft is about criminals collecting enough personal information to fool people and computer systems into thinking they are someone else? But why would you want to pretend to be another person? Because there’s a lot of money to be
Publish At:2020-10-16 09:40 | Read:605 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News privacy Security advanced cybersecurity banking

North Korea-linked APT group BeagleBoyz targets banks

North Korea-linked APT group BeagleBoyz intensified its operations since February, US CISA, Department of the Treasury, FBI, and USCYBERCOM warn. According to a joint advisory issued by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Department of the Treasury, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM)
Publish At:2020-08-29 15:46 | Read:992 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware banking Beag

ATM vendors Diebold and NCR fixed deposit forgery bugs

The ATM manufacturer giants, Diebold Nixdorf and NCR, have released software updates to fix a flaw that could have been exploited for ‘deposit forgery’ attacks The ATM manufacturers Diebold Nixdorf and NCR have addressed a bug that could have been exploited for ‘deposit forgery’ attacks The flaws that could have allowed crooks t
Publish At:2020-08-22 13:10 | Read:782 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking banking deposit forgery Di

DDoS Attacks Increase in Size, Frequency and Duration

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are increasing in size, frequency and duration. Kaspersky Lab reported a doubling of DDoS attacks in the first quarter of 2020 compared with the fourth quarter of 2019, plus an 80% jump compared with the same quarter last year. Kaspersky also found that DDoS cyberattacks are increasing in duration. Average attack
Publish At:2020-07-30 19:37 | Read:924 | Comments:0 | Tags:Advanced Threats Application Security Cloud Security Data Pr

Diebold Nixdorf warns of a wave of ATM black box attacks across Europe

ATM maker Diebold Nixdorf is warning banks a new ATM black box attack technique that was recently employed in cyber thefts in Europe. Black box attacks are a type of jackpotting attack aimed at forcing an ATM to dispense the cash by sending a command through a “black box” device. In this attack, a black box device, such as a mobile device o
Publish At:2020-07-19 09:43 | Read:855 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking ATM ATM black box attack A

Mitigating Container Risk Requires a Comprehensive Approach

Containers have become a staple among large banks and financial services firms, which have used the technology in production. It has captured the attention of the broader market, that hopes to achieve the same technology benefits of improved application delivery and run-time efficiencies. This modular plug-and-play architecture is more scalable and can deliv
Publish At:2020-07-17 14:07 | Read:991 | Comments:0 | Tags:Banking & Financial Services Cloud Security Data Protection

Website misconfigurations and other errors to avoid

Website owners, listen up: There are lots of things you shouldn’t do with your site, and many more you should avoid with the domains you’re responsible for. Insider malice, bad luck, and the stars aligning in impossible ways can all give your online portfolio a bad hair day. However, if you want to tempt fate, you can bring on the mayhem with website misconf
Publish At:2020-07-15 11:33 | Read:680 | Comments:0 | Tags:How-tos bank banking blog CMS dns hijack redirect website

Malicious app in Google Play used to deliver Cerberus Banking Trojan

Experts found a tainted app in the Google Play store that was downloaded by more than 10,000 users and that was delivering the Cerberus banking Trojan. Researchers from AVAST have discovered a currency converter application in the Google Play store that was downloaded by more than 10,000 users and that was designed to deliver the Cerberus banking Trojan.
Publish At:2020-07-08 07:20 | Read:727 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Android banking Cerberus b

A new variant of the IcedID banking Trojan spreads using COVID-19 lures

Experts spotted a new version of the IcedID banking trojan that uses steganography to infect victims as part of COVID-19 themed attacks. A new version of the IcedID banking trojan was employed in COVID-19 themed attacks, the new variant uses steganography to infect victims and implements anti-detection capabilities. Researchers at Juniper Threat La
Publish At:2020-06-22 05:16 | Read:1226 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware banking coronavirus COVID-

FBI Says Cyber Criminals Will Target Mobile Banking Users

In a public announcement released on June 10th, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warned that bad actors are now aiming at mobile banking users. Because of the pandemic, more and more people are looking for an alternative to physically visiting branch locations, so hackers will be looking for ways to exploit the new trend. The law enforcement agency
Publish At:2020-06-18 06:52 | Read:940 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security banking Cybercrime mobile devices

An ongoing Qbot campaign targeted customers of tens of US banks

Researchers uncovered an ongoing campaign delivering the Qbot malware to steal credentials from customers of dozens of US financial institutions. Security researchers at F5 Labs have spotted ongoing attacks using Qbot malware payloads to steal credentials from customers of dozens of US financial institutions. Qbot, aka Qakbot, is a data stealer worm wi
Publish At:2020-06-18 04:44 | Read:891 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware banking hacking ne

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