Archive for tag: Hackers

The New Target for State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks: Applications

December 22, 2014

By Jeff Williams Skilled hackers are now using simple web application vulnerabilities like SQL Injection to take over database servers. Are you prepared to defend against this new type of threat actor? Historically, state-sponsored hackers have used memory corruption vulnerabilities like buffer overflows to create malware for their attacks, targeting operating systems and appliances written […]

Aligning Technology, People & Processes for Data Security

December 15, 2014

By Jonathan Camhi Combating today’s hackers will take the right mix of technology, people, and processes. It’s been a year now since the Target breach, and the frequency of data breaches continues to quicken while the stakes are getting higher and higher for banks. “If you look at fraudsters, the pool of activities they are […]

First Major Mobile Banking Security Threat Hits the U.S.

June 19, 2014

By Penny Crosman Is mobile banking safe? It’s a question that’s been in the back of many people’s minds ever since banks introduced apps in 2009. With roughly 102 million Americans using mobile banking, the potential for hackers, phishers and other types of cyber attackers to prey on mobile banking users is vast. But until […]

Windows XP Goes Dark; Will Hackers Be Lurking?

April 14, 2014

By Penny Crosman Hackers will have little interest in breaking into Windows XP computers, Celent analyst Jacob Jegher believes. As Microsoft finally pulls the plug on its popular Windows XP operating system Tuesday, the computers of millions of online banking users could be more susceptible than ever to fraud. After April 8, Microsoft will no […]

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