The Swiss state owned Banque Cantonale de Geneve has confirmed that hackers have released confidential customer correspondences after the bank refused to pay the ransom demanded by the attackers
A Dutch university has reportedly made great steps towards making the dream of a 'fraud-proof' credit card a reality by utilizing quantum physics.
Tor has been used to mask the identities of cybercriminals in a significant number of bank frauds for over a decade, according to a US Treasury Department report obtained by Brian Krebs on his Krebs on Security website.
MasterCard and VISA have revealed their plan to end the use of passwords for online payments, reports The Telegraph.
Mobile payments look set to be one of the defining technologies of 2015, as the launch of Apple Pay catalyses a boom in cardless payments - both from Apple’s own system, and rivals playing catch-up.
A group of Canadian issuing banks have begun a pilot test of an NFC-enabled version of Nymi - a biometric wristband that uses the cardiac rhythm of the wearer to authenticate the user's identity.
American Express has launched a new service, which looks to swap payment card numbers with unique tokens, reports Network World.
Last month, we presented “The Evolution of Webinject” in Seattle at the 24th Virus Bulletin conference. This blog post will go over its key findings and provide links to the various material that has been released in the last few weeks.
President Barack Obama has signed an executive order to increase security on federal credit cards, and has urged retailers and banks to do similar to combat identify fraud, reports Reuters.
The US is still perceived as a hotspot for card fraud: what difference will the ongoing roll-out of Chip & Signature EMV make?
A dangerous new strain of malware has been discovered, able to steal banking credentials without alerting users to the interception.
Representative Mike Rogers, Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, said that Congress needs to act quickly, in an interview with NBC this week. The websites of major U.S. banks have been offline for 249 hours in the past six weeks, due to a series of sustained cyber attacks by an unknown foreign group.
A survey of UK consumers, sponsored by telecoms supliers Avaya and Sabio had some worrying results for the financial sector.
Analysis of malicious code dubbed Win32/Caphaw (a.k.a. Shylock) attacking major European banks, with ability to automatically steal money when the user is actively accessing his banking account.
A Barclays employee accessed her partner's ex-wife's bank statements when he was involved in a legal dispute over the terms of a divorce settlement.