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$60 Million Hack Raises Questions About DAO’s Viability

$60 Million Hack Raises Questions About DAO’s Viability

by June 17, 2016 at 12:37 pm 3 comments

This morning, the US woke up to a financial meltdown. But not the kind you’d expect. Early this morning, cryptocurrency exchange operators got urgent orders to halt trading activity on ethers, the cryptocurrency behind the blockchain platform Ethereum. The reason: nearly $60 million of ethers were hack (i.e. stolen). The hack hasRead More

Amazon’s Customer Service Team Provides Data to Hackers

Amazon’s Customer Service Team Provides Data to Hackers

by March 3, 2016 at 11:04 am 0 comments

Do you shop at Amazon.com? Are you aware they have a back door through which hackers can slip in? Let’s look at Eric’s experience with hackers and Amazon, as he recounts at medium.com/@espringe. He received an e-mail from Amazon and contacted them to see what it was about. Amazon informed himRead More

Typosquatting Emails Target Bank Employees

Typosquatting Emails Target Bank Employees

by June 25, 2015 at 11:50 am 0 comments

Hold on, don’t open that email. Hackers have known for years that bank employees are the best way to gain access to bank’s system. All a bad guy has to do is send an inviting email and trick the employee into opening it. A nefarious new approach has come to theRead More

JPMorgan Chase Hack Due to Missing 2-Factor Authentication on One Server

by December 23, 2014 at 2:12 pm 0 comments

JPMorgan Chase was among five banks that were reported to have been hacked earlier this year, and details have emerged on how the hack took place.

Put in Perspective, the Target Credit Card Breach Could Have Been Worse

Put in Perspective, the Target Credit Card Breach Could Have Been Worse

by December 20, 2013 at 10:44 am 0 comments

Target sure is living up to its name. The news yesterday that the megastore’s point-of-sale systems had been compromised and as many as 40 million cards exposed to possible fraud came at a bad time for the store and the economy as a whole. The weeks leading up to ChristmasRead More

How I Would Break Into Your Institution

How I Would Break Into Your Institution

by May 7, 2013 at 11:20 am 0 comments

Originally posted by Sy Phul on The Andera Blog. Follow us on twitter @AnderaInc. Before I joined Andera as the Director of Information Security, I led a team of 30+ security experts for a very well-known security company for over seven years, and before that I worked as a security consultant toRead More

Credit Card Processors Targeted In Hacker Attacks by Poxxie

by November 20, 2012 at 12:59 pm 0 comments

A European hacker broke into a U.S. company’s computer network and stole 1,400 credit card numbers, account holders’ names and addresses, and security codes. The hacker, nicknamed Poxxie, sold the stolen credit card data to other cyber criminals through his own website, CVV2s.in, for $3.50 per credit card. The maliciousRead More

PODCAST: Denial of Service Attacks and Mobile Banking

by November 20, 2012 at 10:59 am 0 comments

In this Bank Innovation podcast, Philip Ryan and Matthew Petrillo discuss the DDoS attacks plaguing banks recently, and what it means for online and mobile banking. Get invited to Bank Innovation 2013 here.

Startup Nation: Hackathon Yields a Twitter Payments App

Startup Nation: Hackathon Yields a Twitter Payments App

by August 7, 2012 at 12:56 pm 0 comments

Dollarly, which took third place in an ecommerce hackathon over the weekend, aims to facilitate ecommerce payments via Twitter.