Tag: banking

Kaspersky said it spotted infections affecting 140 organizations globally. (Image courtesy of Kaspersky Lab.)

File-less Malware Attacks Target Bank, Business Networks

In-brief: Security experts are warning that so-called “file-less” attacks on commercial networks operated by banks and other firms are spreading and harvesting sensitive information, like administrator user names and passwords.

In our inaugural edition of Security Ledger Live, we speak with Lance James, Chief Scientist at the firm Flashpoint.

Security Ledger Live: Interview with Lance James of Flashpoint

In-brief: in our inaugural Security Ledger Live, we speak with Lance James, the Chief Scientist at the firm Flashpoint about ransomware, the care and feeding of security talent and the news of the week. 

There's more news of Point of Sale system hacks at restaurants and concessions linked to major hotel chains.

20 top US hotels hit by fresh malware attacks | ZDNet

In-brief:  Twenty US hotels operated by HEI Hotel & Resorts on behalf of Starwood, Marriott, Hyatt and Intercontinental are the victims of a hack focused on point of sale systems, media reports say. 

What will the UK's decision to leave the EU mean for cyber security laws and private firms?

Brexit: A Cybersecurity Perspective | ABI Research

In-brief: The UK’s decision to leave the EU will have vast implications in the area of information security: from the standing of laws governing cyber crime and e-commerce to the decisions made by information security and technology firms that use the UK as their base for EU Operations, according to an analysis by ABI Research. 

Digital transformation in industries like retail banking could displace 4 in 10 firms. Security concerns loom as an obstacle to technology adoption, a survey by Cisco found.

Cisco Study: Disruptive Tech Could Drive Retail Bank Die Off

In-brief: A study by Cisco Systems found that innovation will drive a major shakeup in the retail banking sector, with concerns about cyber security a major roadblock to innovation.