Kaspersky: Physical devices used to steal 'tens of millions' from Eastern Europe banks

Researchers dubbed the scheme "DarkVishnya" and said attackers intruded in-person to plant malicious devices on banks' networks to steal money.

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‘London Blue’ cybercriminals turn to large-scale email scam

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Criminals have used data brokers to compile a 50,000-person target list for their business email compromise scam.

Mastercard and Microsoft say they're developing a universal identity management solution

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 week ago

Mastercard and Microsoft pose that such a solution can help reduce payment fraud and identity theft.

Passport numbers stolen from Marriott provide scammers with another ID theft tool

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

It's another piece of data that can be used to sell "fullz," or full stolen profiles used to commit identity theft.

Hacked Pakistani bank cards for sale on the dark web again

by Joe Warminsky • 4 weeks ago

Hackers dumped tens of thousands of cards just a couple of weeks after Pakistan's banking system and government were roiled by a similar dumped and an apparent hack on at least one bank.

Why you shouldn't be afraid of nation-state hackers

by cyber_admin • 4 weeks ago

There's ample evidence of hacker “B-teams” amongst even the most sophisticated nation-state groups and you shouldn't be afraid of them.

Symantec researchers dissect North Korean malware used in ATM attacks

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The Lazarus Group's hacking scheme has triggered simultaneous withdrawals from ATMs in 23 countries this year alone.

JavaScript attack aimed to reroute bitcoin transactions

by Jared Beinart • 1 month ago

A newly identified JavaScript vulnerability in StatCounter, a popular web analytics platform, allowed hackers to attempt to re-route bitcoin transfers associated with a specific cryptocurrency exchange.

Pakistan's banks and law enforcement clash over severity of hack

by Joe Warminsky • 1 month ago

An official from the country's top criminal investigation agency said that most of the country's major banks had been affected by breaches that began in October, but the State Bank of Pakistan said it "categorically rejects such reports."

HSBC discloses breach of U.S. bank accounts

by Greg Otto • 1 month ago

The company didn't reveal exactly how the breaches occurred, but the information released by the bank points to credential stuffing.

Here's how to defend your enterprise from Magecart

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

With the body of forensic evidence tied to Magecart growing, researchers have released recommendations for defending against the group.

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