The printing press was one of the earliest steps towards democratization of knowledge, allowing the acquisition and spread of knowledge among the masses, and not just the privileged elite.
As I discussed in a recent blog post, the U.S. Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) issued an alert in early November around
The more things change, the more they stay the same. This age-old adage can certainly be applied to the realm of IT security where hackers continuously evolve their techniques to compromise their targets.
It should come as no surprise that 2016 will be yet another ever-changing and complex year for those fighting electronic fraud. Attacks are getting more sophisticated, some will start to use
Recently, the Federal Financial Institutions Examinations Council (FFIEC) provided a new joint statement notifying financial institutions of the increasing frequency
At the ISMG Fraud Summit in London last week, ISMG’s Tom Field, Vice President of Editorial, offer attendees a preview the yearly Faces of Fraud survey, which looks at how the impact of rising retail point-of-sale
Google recently announced that they are stepping up their commitment to DMARC. Starting in June 2016 gmail.com will reject any messages that don’t pass the authentication checks spelled out in the DMARC specification.
Electronic banking and payment systems are on the rise in Mexico and other Latin-American countries, with statistics showing significant growth of these channels. According to our recent study,
As cybercriminals are constantly updating their strategies to avoid being detected, traditional fraud detection tools, such as expert rules, are less effective as
A few years ago, it was common practice for ISPs to set Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) admin passwords that were known, simple and easy to remember strings.