Fraud

‘Distributed guessing’ attack lets hackers verify Visa card details

Armed with a card number, researchers tricked websites into helping them guess the expiry date and CVV.

Wanted: Data breach risk ratings, because not all breaches are equal

We need a system for data breaches that rates the real risk associated with the compromised data.

Human behaviour is the new perimeter: Matt Moynahan, Forcepoint

Digital identities will be the ultimate weapon for CSOs against the hackers says Matt Moynahan, CEO, Forcepoint.

Seqrite launches Seqrite Secure Web Gateway for enterprises

Built on a powerful machine learning engine, Seqrite SWG offers protection against advanced Web threats 

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4 Ways to Breach-proof Your Bank’s ATMs

‘ATM Cash-out’ is a meticulously planned, highly choreographed, global cyber attack wherein hackers breach a bank or payment card processor’s cybersecurity systems and use cloned debit cards at multiple ATM machines around the world to fraudulently withdraw millions of dollars within a short period of time. 

Microsoft, Tech Mahindra collaborate to build blockchain-based ecosystem to fight spam calls

Based on Blockchain technology and built on Microsoft Azure the solution aims at mitigating the issue of unsolicited commercial communication (UCC) in the country.  

Don't abandon that domain name

Penny-wise, pound-foolish: Letting old domain names expire might save a few bucks a year, but lets attackers register your old domain and pretend to be you.

The curious case of the Superdrug 'hack'

Earlier this week high street retailer Superdrug was contacted by a lone hacker claiming that they had stolen the personal information of up to 20,000 customers and demanded a ransom in exchange for the information. This included customers' names, addresses, and other personal details, but no payment or card information.

China once again cracks down on cryptocurrencies, news outlets

The Chinese government has banned more than a half dozen online media outlets after they published information on cryptocurrencies, and a regional government authority clamped down on all venues hosting crypto events.

Over one third of all phishing attacks target financial sector customers in Q2 2018

Attacks on customers of financial organizations, including banks, payment systems, and e- shop transactions, are an enduring trend in cybercrime and involve the theft of money as well as of personal data.

Gartner survey says cloud computing remains top emerging business risk

Latest Emerging Risks Report reveals new threats to global enterprises as cloud growth booms.

Widespread vulnerabilities in mobile point-of-sale readers

Security researchers uncovered widespread vulnerabilities in mobile point-of-sale readers offered by Square, SumUp, PayPal and iZettle.