The telecom sector in India has repeatedly been targeted by malware attacks, raising serious concerns about vulnerabilities in one of the largest local business sectors. As a result, some security experts are calling for stronger enforcement of regulations and more frequent security audits.
At ISMG's recent New York Fraud & Breach Prevention Summit, attendees interacted with technology solution providers and other thought leaders, gaining practical insights on solving real-world problems.
The recent online leak of an episode of HBO's Game of Thrones, which has been linked to four insiders at a company that handles data for Star India, has put the spotlight on strategies for mitigating insider threats.
What can CISOs at banks do to help prevent fraud as the region, and in particular India, moves toward achieving a cashless economy? Theo Nassiokas, director, APAC cybersecurity, at Barclays Bank, offers insights in an in-depth interview.
In the face of advanced persistent threats and attacks, it's critical for organizations to measure vulnerability to threats before applying machine learning tools, says Rohan Vibhandik, a scientist at ABB Corporate Research Center.
This monthly Security Agenda will highlight some of the most recent additions to our course library. July's edition features Greg Wilshusen on how the Government Accountability Office conducts audits. Other influencers like Robert Villanueva founder of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Division of the U.S. Secret Service,...
Expert speakers at ISMG's Fraud & Breach Prevention Summit in Delhi will tackle such important subjects as assessing organizational breach preparedness, early detection via effective threat hunting, leveraging machine learning to protect data and the latest breach trends.
Maxim Senakh, who was extradited from Finland to the United States to face charges related to Ebury botnet attacks, has been sentenced to serve nearly four years in federal prison, after which he will be deported to his native Russia.
British national Marcus Hutchins, aka "MalwareTech," has been arrested by the FBI on charges relating to the distribution of the Kronos banking Trojan. Hutchins is the "accidental hero" who singlehandedly defused the WannaCry ransomware outbreak.
The front line to battle Russian hackers is shifting to American courts, according to the lead story in the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report. Also, malware targets Apple's operating system and a preview of the ISMG Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit in New York.
Spain has approved a U.S. extradition request for Russian national Stanislav Lisov, who's been charged with helping to organize and profit from a prolific banking Trojan called Neverquest. He's the latest in a long line of suspected Russian hackers to be detained while vacationing abroad.
Police in Greece arrested Russian national Alexander Vinnik, who was indicted by a U.S. federal grand jury for allegedly running the BTC-e bitcoin exchange and helping to launder $4 billion in cryptocurrency tied to criminal enterprises, including the hack of the Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange.
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Police in Beijing have arrested 11 employees of a Chinese digital marketing agency on charges that they developed and distributed Fireball, malicious adware with 250 million global installations worldwide that reportedly generated $12 million, at least some of it via click fraud.
Defending against tomorrow's mobile attacks is a moving target; but new technologies and strategies, including behavioral biometrics and machine-learning-based analytics, are allowing financial institutions to reduce their fraud losses while enhancing their customer experience. This session will explore today's threat...