With ransomware attacks on the rise, the Biden administration yesterday called on corporations to take several “highly impactful steps” to help address these “serious” and “increasing” threats.
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Fighting credential stuffing requires planning and coordination across security, fraud, technology and customer experience teams.
Almost half of data breaches in the financial services industry during 2020—44%—were the result of mostly accidental actions taken by internal actors, such as sending emails to the wrong people, which accounted for 55% of all error-based breaches, according to findings from Verizon’s latest global data breach investigations report.
A new proposal by the federal banking agencies requiring that banks notify their primary regulator within 36 hours after developing a good-faith belief of a “computer-security incident” or “notification” incident could impose a significant reporting burden, ABA and three other financial trades cautioned in a letter yesterday.
The American Bankers Association Foundation and the Federal Trade Commission today released a new infographic highlighting the problem of government imposter scams.
Scams involving business email compromise—through which fraudsters target businesses and their fund transfers— were flagged by banks as the greatest business risk over the next two years, according to a survey from consulting firm Strategic Treasurer and payment company Bottomline.
The amount of money consumers reported losing to romance scammers has increased by 50% since 2019 and has risen more than fourfold since 2016, the Federal Trade Commission said today.
Bankers believe that cybersecurity threats will present the greatest challenge to the financial industry in 2021, according to a recent survey of banking executives conducted by core technology provider CSI.
A new proposed rule by the federal banking agencies would require banks to notify their primary regulator within 36 hours of becoming aware that a “computer-security incident” or “notification incident” has occurred.
A major cyberattack announced over the weekend on SolarWinds—a security vendor that serves a wide range of military, private companies, government agencies, and academic institutions—may have allowed hackers to gain access to the emails, systems and data of several of its clients, including the Treasury and Commerce Departments, among others.