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FBI announces arrest of 74 email fraudsters on three continents

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The FBI on Monday announced the arrest of 74 people across three continents for hijacking bank transfers using email fraud.

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.

Banks preparing for heightened New York cybersecurity laws to take effect

by Shaun Waterman • 8 months ago

This week, senior executives from more than 3,000 banks, insurers and other financial services companies doing business in New York will have to personally certify that their computer networks are protected by a cybersecurity program appropriate for their organization’s risk profile.

Clapper: U.S. shelved 'hack backs' due to counterattack fears

by Shaun Waterman • 1 year ago

Former Director of National Intelligence says there were numerous times the U.S. government wanted to go on the offensive after a cyberattack, only to decide against it at the last minute.

Cybersecurity is U.S. bank regulator's top priority

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

The declaration from a Treasury Department office comes amid an environment where attackers are multiplying and the threat surface is rapidly expanding.

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