Fraud

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.

Pune-based Cosmos Bank loses Rs 94 crore to hackers

A malware attack helped hackers clone thousands of debit cards and siphon off over ₹94 crore from Cosmos Bank over a period of two days.

Do you need a vulnerability disclosure program? The feds say yes

The FTC and DOJ are pushing companies to provide a means for good-faith security researchers to report bugs and put effective processes in place to act on those reports.

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Email-borne cyber attacks: A constant security threat

The sheer widespread usage of e-mails, both on a personal and on a professional basis by sheer billions of people, means hackers and cyber criminals can target multiple people at once.

What are deepfakes? How and why they work

Once the bailiwick of Hollywood special effects studios with multi-million-dollar budgets, now anyone can download deepfake software and use machine learning to make believable fake videos. This makes a lot of people nervous.

8 types of malware and how to recognize them

Think you know your malware? Here's a refresher to make sure you know what you're talking about — with basic advice for finding and removing malware when you've been hit

How Monzo is rewriting the rulebook when reporting data breaches

Monzo is one of a new breed of digital-only UK challenger banks, and it is ripping up the rulebook when it comes to informing customers of technical issues - but can its attitude towards total transparency change attitudes in an inherently risk-averse industry?

Data security in financial services: Meeting the challenges head on

Recent research suggests that Financial Services firms have experienced a threefold increase in the rate of breaches, over the past five years. Financial Services companies face almost three times more cyber attacks than any other industry.

The top 3 disruptive FinTech technologies to watch in 2018

FinTech will benefit from three technologies that are expected to expand the usefulness of big data, offer more secure and responsive applications and exponentially grow computational performance.

How UK antifraud startup Ravelin courts enterprise customers

A four-year-old London startup that builds anti-fraud software using machine learning is rapidly scaling up from selling to fellow startups into the enterprise space. Computerworld UK sat down with one of the founders of Ravelin to discuss its technology and how it sells into that fundamentally different market.

Archaic practices, skills shortage biggest gaps in security today: Rajnish Gupta, RSA

Rajnish Gupta, Regional Director, India & SAARC at RSA explains why identifying critical assets and assigning a risk score is imperative to new age cybersecurity.

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How to identify, prevent and recover from cryptojacking attacks

Cryptojacking is a sneaky but extremely effective way for hackers to get their desired results in exactly the surreptitious, stealthy way they desire.