Criminals have begun targeting ATMs in Western Europe using malware, as well as a new generation of stealthier skimmers designed to capture card data and PIN codes. But the stolen data is often used for fraud elsewhere, especially the U.S.
Seventeen individuals are facing charges for their alleged roles in an international ATM skimming and money laundering scheme. The indictments of multiple individuals for a low fraud amount is encouraging, experts say.
A review of the RSA 2014 agenda shows several seminars, panels and speakers of particular interest to healthcare-focused attendees, including those focused on mobile device security and medical device hacks.
A recent ATM fraud scheme that targeted banks in three states illustrates just how sophisticated ATM attacks have become, experts say. Learn how fraudsters are increasingly keeping their skimming schemes concealed.
Another organized cyber-attack and subsequent cash-out scheme illustrates increasing risks to the U.S. payments chain. One fraud expert says this trend "is of grave concern" for banking institutions and their accountholders.
Financial fraud expert Joe Rogalski explains why card issuers are ultimately responsible for losses linked to ATM cash-out schemes, like the $45 million worldwide cyberheist that made headlines last month.
How could global fraudsters steal $45 million from banking institutions without being detected or stopped? It was a process breakdown, not a technology failure, says fraud expert Avivah Litan of Gartner.
The continuing loss of data to China suggests that the federal government should carefully assess the cybersecurity implications associated with the expansion of Chinese cloud and mobile providers in the U.S.
Israel is being blamed - or, perhaps, taking credit - for the creation of Flame, the sophisticated cyberspyware that has targeted organizations in the Middle East, especially its mortal enemy, the government of Iran.