Attacks aimed at mobile devices are progressing much more rapidly than any attacks ever waged against PCs. Organizations are in danger if they don't pay attention, says anti-phishing expert Dave Jevans.
Kaspersky Lab has identified a new spear-phishing attack involving a Trojan designed to target Android devices. Researcher Kurt Baumgartner says organizations need to be prepared for more mobile malware attacks.
The arrest of 10 individuals allegedly tied to a global phishing scheme that exploited Facebook is good news. But experts say banking institutions need to push stronger security and authentication to protect accounts.
In the wake of DDoS attacks aimed at five banks, and a fraud alert from FS-ISAC, U.S. banking institutions are taking several steps, including upping technology investments. What other actions are they taking?
A wave of distributed denial of service attacks on banks raises the question: Should the owners of the nation's critical information infrastructure, when assessing risk, be held to a higher standard because society relies on them to function?