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Mobile phishing scam hits customers at big North American banks

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Customers at big banks like Chase, the Royal Bank of Canada, and London-based HSBC are among the targets, researchers said.

Why did Cyber Command back off its recent plans to call out North Korean hacking?

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

U.S. Cyber Command was set to post another Lazarus Group-linked malware sample to VirusTotal in September, but ultimately decided against it. Why?

TA505 launches fresh attacks on financial organizations in Singapore, UAE and U.S.

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

Far from a one-trick pony, TA505’s recent documented activity hasn’t involved ransomware as the group has looked for other ways to make money.

Cobalt Group tries to slip malicious PDFs past bank employees, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The Cobalt Group is at it again, and user education is key to stopping them.

FBI announces arrest of 74 email fraudsters on three continents

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years 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 • 2 years ago

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

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