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Up to 30% of Bank Customers’ Systems Are Infected with Malware

Up to 30% of Bank Customers’ Systems Are Infected with Malware

by June 13, 2016 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

Banks’ own systems have to be rock-solid — but banks’ customers’ computers are a different story. In an era where more customers connect to banks digitally every day, a secure connection between the two systems is essential, but this can be difficult since customer devices are outside the banks’ control. Problems experiencedRead 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

McAfee Labs 2014 Predictions

McAfee Labs 2014 Predictions

by January 9, 2014 at 12:47 pm 0 comments

As we wind down the year, it’s a time to reflect, but also to look forward. Some of us may be thinking about resolutions and what we need to do in the upcoming year—exercise more, eat better, have better work/life balance, etc. Others of us will be thinking about howRead More

A New Warning That Employees’ Social Media Use Exposes Banks to Risks

A New Warning That Employees’ Social Media Use Exposes Banks to Risks

by June 21, 2013 at 10:48 am 2 comments

At a time when many banks are finally easing up their social media policies for employees, at least one security firm is warning that the social media profiles of bank staffers are providing valuable information to those seeking to do banks harm. Bank websites are well-protected from attempts to breakRead More