Hackers have pilfered some 2 million user passwords and credentials for Facebook and other social media and Internet sites, according to IT security provider Trustwave. The hackers attacked computers in about 100 nations.
Chase says hackers compromised servers for the bank's UCard Center website for prepaid card accountholders, potentially exposing card numbers. The bank is not reissuing cards, but it's offering free credit monitoring.
ATM skimming attacks, and subsequent fraud losses, are increasing, even in European markets where EMV chip cards are the standard. Learn why some experts predict a continued surge in skimming in the months to come.
In the wake of a surge of lawsuits, bipartisan Congressional support is building for a measure designed to help protect banking institutions from frivolous patent infringement claims, says NAFCU's Brad Thaler.
Wayne Dunn, CTO of HarborOne Bank in New England, says improving vendor management is a top security priority for institutions in 2014. As more core banking functions are outsourced, due diligence becomes increasingly critical.
In case you missed ISMG's 2013 Fraud Summit - or even if you were there and want to share insights with colleagues - I'm pleased to announce the availability of a series of session videos featuring top fraud experts.
A ransomware campaign has targeted millions of bank clients in the U.K., and experts warn of a worldwide surge in attacks. They say banking institutions have to be diligent about informing customers of the risk.
The use of synthetic identities is a rising concern for organizations, and financial institutions are often the ones taking the hit for the fraud, says Claudel Chery of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.