Banking start-up exposes PINs for 500,000 customers on the verge of US launch

Banking start-up exposes PINs for 500,000 customers on the verge of US launch

Banking start-up Monzo has sent out emails to half a million customers after its engineers caught a glimpse of the PIN numbers associated with their cards. The British banking service, which serves ...
Home Digital Asset Security

Home Digital Asset Security

Anyone with millennial-aged children at home will find it hard to remember them without their faces glued to their mobile phones. It seems that their entire universe has been shrunk into a ...
Europe’s largest bank just got hacked

Europe’s largest bank just got hacked

HSBC Bank, the seventh-largest banking and financial services organizations in the world and the largest in Europe, has been breached by hackers. The bank is now sending letters to an undisclosed number ...
‘No more ATMs running Windows XP,’ shouts Reserve Bank of India

‘No more ATMs running Windows XP,’ shouts Reserve Bank of India

Vulnerable Windows XP machines have made tremendous attack vectors for bad actors in the past decade, yet some organizations are still relying on the age-old OS that Microsoft no longer supports with ...
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Banks Highly Vulnerable to Inside Attacks

Banks are more serious about information security than most companies in other industries, but they’re still regularly robbed to the tune of millions and even billions of dollars. In 2016, $81 million was ...
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Two Canadian Banks Contacted by Fraudsters About Potential Data Theft

Two Canadian Banks Contacted by Fraudsters About Potential Data Theft

Fraudsters contacted two Canadian banks claiming they stole tens of thousands of customers’ personal and account information. Simplii Financial, the direct banking brand for the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), disclosed ...
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Russian ATM hacked with 5 keystrokes – Video

Slapping a full-size QUERTY keyboard on an automated teller machine is not the best way to keep the ATM safe from prying hands, as one Sberbank customer found out this holiday season ...
New Trojan 'Silence' Uses Stealth to Attack Banks

New Trojan ‘Silence’ Uses Stealth to Attack Banks

Security researchers have discovered a new attack against financial organizations, in which hackers break into their infrastructure and stay lurking for months to learn their internal procedures before starting to steal money ...