Since 2010, incidents of medical ID theft have nearly doubled, according to research from the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance. MIFA's Ann Patterson tells how healthcare security leaders can reverse this trend.
European authorities say they have disrupted a Ukraine-based cybercrime gang tied to $2.2 million in fraud in Europe, the United States and beyond, perpetrated via banking Trojans, botnets and hacking-for-hire services.
Those advocating the use of the ".bank" top-level domain argue that it offers better security than ".com." In part one of a two-part interview, Craig Schwartz of fTLD Registry Services and Doug Johnson of the ABA explain the security provisions.
Law enforcement officials in Europe plan to disrupt the use of social media to broadcast "terrorist and extremist propaganda," but security experts questioned whether such moves will blunt the recruitment of new ISIS fighters and so-called "jihadist brides."
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management breach continues to reveal such staggering levels of information security problems, paper-pushing and seeming incompetence that it's creating a new cyber-espionage category: the "victim-as-a-service" provider.
Chris Feeney, recently named president of BITS, the technology and policy division of the Financial Services Roundtable, describes his top cybersecurity priorities, including helping members deal with insider threats.
Sony's 2014 cyber-attack cleanup costs continue to mount. The company reports spending $35 million on remediation as of March, and costs will continue to mount, now that a judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit by former employees can proceed.
Bank-owned digital payments network clearXchange is rolling out a real-time payments platform that will be available to 100 million online banking customers. Security experts weigh in on the fraud concerns.
Wipro has developed a fraud detection model for improved risk management using big data analytics. Can CISOs leverage it to reduce risk, enhance process efficiency and refine fraud detection algorithms?
Forget attributions of the German parliament malware outbreak to Russia, or Chancellor Angela Merkel's office being "ground zero." The real takeaway is the Bundestag's apparent lack of effective defenses or a breach-response plan.
Symantec has issued new warnings about a malware strain known as Poweliks, noting that this Trojan is being used in conjunction with ransomware. But security experts disagree over the severity of the threat.