Everett Stern, the whistleblower who called attention to HSBC's international money laundering activities, which ultimately resulted in a $1.9 billion fine, says the crackdown on financial fraud still has a long way to go. He'll be the keynoter at ISMG's Fraud and Breach Summit in Chicago on May 14.
Known for targeting banks and ATMs in Russia and other Eastern European countries, the "Silence" gang apparently is now expanding into other regions, using a combination of custom malicious tools and "living-off-the-land" techniques, researchers report.
Fraud, e-hustles and social engineering attacks continues to proliferate, the FBI's latest report into the state of internet crime confirms. But over the past year, a new FBI tactic for quickly stopping fraudulent wire transfers has notched notable successes.
The advent of faster payments has helped accelerate authorized push payment fraud schemes in which victims are defrauded under false pretenses. Banking regulators are responding to the trend, and Rob Tharle of NICE Actimize offers advice for multilayered defense.
The advent of faster payments has helped accelerate authorised push payment fraud schemes in which victims are defrauded under false pretenses. Banking regulators are responding to the trend, and Rob Tharle of NICE Actimize offers advice for multilayered defense.
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Indian IT service firm Wipro on Tuesday said that it has detected abnormal activities on some of its employee accounts due to an advanced phishing campaign. An investigation is continuing, the company confirms.
Microsoft says intruders targeting its email services had access to email content for a single-digit percentage of the overall affected accounts, a more serious conclusion than first thought. But the company hasn't released many details, including the total number of accounts affected.
In an all-digital world, ID theft is everywhere and is holding companies back. Companies in every industry are seeing a very real and significant impact on their goals. ID fraud isn't just a nuisance; it's a true threat to the business. Traditional identity verification (IDV) methods are increasingly compromised and...
When it comes to user onboarding, there's a tension between security and convenience. Try to shortcut security, and you'll pay the price. But add too much friction and you'll struggle to scale. So how can you optimize your user experience to introduce just the right amount of 'friendly' friction and unlock...
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's hacker roots and nontraditional approach to journalism may prove damaging following his arrest on Thursday. He's been charged with one count of conspiracy, but U.S. prosecutors still have time to file more serous charges pending his extradition from the U.K.
Two Romanian nationals have been convicted by a federal jury for their roles in stealing more than $4 million from victims by creating a botnet of more than 400,000 PCs through custom-designed malware called Bayrob.
Machine learning is one of the tools that you should be using as part of a multifaceted fraud strategy at financial institutions. To get value out of ML, you need to have multiple inputs. You have to have an intelligence network and the location to gather all that network intelligence.
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Spear phishing is among the most dangerous cyberthreats - and the most difficult to detect. Not long ago, C-level executives were the sole target. Today, any person at any company is at risk of receiving targeted emails attempting to trick them into completing wire transfers, purchasing gift cards or fulfilling other...