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
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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
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 was among five banks that were reported to have been hacked earlier this year, and details have emerged on how the hack took place.
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
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
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
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.
Dollarly, which took third place in an ecommerce hackathon over the weekend, aims to facilitate ecommerce payments via Twitter.