ALERT: ZeuS GameOver Massive Spamming Campaign Now Targeting Banks & Enterprises

Today, our research team has confirmed a massive spam campaign leveraging ZeuS GameOver, is now targeting major banks, social networks, and other enterprises. How is the spamming taking place? Hundreds of unsolicited emails, impersonating “Broad Oak Toiletries Ltd”, are targeting these organizations. To inspire trust, the emails have the word Invoice and a few random …

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New ATM Guidelines Issued by FFIEC – What You May Have Missed & What You Can Do

Recently, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) released an alert regarding ATM machine control panels. The guidance aims at addressing a recent wave of ATM cash-out attacks that have been dubbed “Unlimited Operations” by the secret service. The guidance explains that in this kind of attack, criminals gain access to the web-based control panels …

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How to Properly Leverage Mobile for Out-of-Band Authentication

In the wake of the most recent FFIEC guidance published in 2011, many financial institutions and service providers have undertaken very expensive and time-consuming projects to replace the traditional challenge questions and answers that they previously used as a security measure. One of the more popular solutions suggested as an alternative was to provide out-of-band …

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