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'Cobalt Group' launches new campaign against banks in Romania, Russia

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

An infamous hacking group is back to aggressively targeting banks less than a month after the Justice Department announced the arrest of three of its high-level members, according to new research.

Malware-ransomware combo campaign hits North American inboxes

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Popular credential-stealing malware AZORult has been paired with the Hermes ransomware to send thousands of emails to computer users in North America, according to new research.

As ransomware hobbled Atlanta, banks drilled for next iteration of attacks

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The exercise, which assembled 18 financial institutions and the industry’s threat-sharing center, simulated a “WannaCry-like” ransomware attack.

Inside 'Project Indigo,' the quiet info-sharing program between banks and U.S. Cyber Command

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

CyberScoop has uncovered "Project Indigo," a covert agreement between The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center and U.S. Cyber Command that allows for the sharing of threat information.

European Central Bank proposes framework to strengthen financial system’s defenses

by Mark Satter • 6 months ago

The European Central Bank (ECB) wants to make penetration testing a regular practice.

Two Russians sentenced to prison for role in hacks against U.S. companies

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 8 months ago

Just three of the corporate victims lost more than $300 million, according to prosecutors.

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