Meet Janeleiro: a new banking Trojan striking company, government targets

A banking Trojan striking corporate targets across Brazil has been unmasked by researchers. On Tuesday, ESET published an advisory on the malware, which has been in development since 2018. Dubbed Janeleiro, the Trojan appears to be focused on Brazil as Read More …

Financial Cyberthreats in 2020

2020 was challenging for everyone: companies, regulators, individuals. Due to the limitations imposed by the epidemiological situation, particular categories of users and businesses were increasingly targeted by cybercriminals. While we were adjusting to remote work and the rest of the Read More …

European Banking Authority discloses Exchange server hack

The European Banking Authority (EBA) took down all email systems after their Microsoft Exchange Servers were hacked as part of the ongoing attacks targeting organizations worldwide. EBA is part of the European System of Financial Supervision and it oversees the Read More …

TD Bank suffered systemwide banking outage, services now recovered

TD Bank has recovered from a major IT systems outage today that prevented account holders from accessing their online bank accounts, use ATM, or check balances over the phone. The outage started at approximately 2 AM EST this morning and Read More …

Cybercriminals kick-off 2021 with sweepstakes, credit card, delivery scams

Trend Micro researches have predicted that this year, cybercriminals will continue to take advantage of Covid-19-related effects and incidents — such as people’s reliance on online purchases and e-services and the increased need for financial assistance — in order to Read More …

Improving Your Security Posture with the Pipeline Cybersecurity Initiative

A few years ago, I worked alongside some oil commodity traders. Environmental concerns aside, I never realized how many parts were required to get the oil out of the ground, not to mention everything else that finally resulted in the Read More …

New Zealand Reserve Bank breached using bug patched on Xmas Eve

A recent data breach at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, known as Te Pūtea Matua, was caused by attackers exploiting a critical vulnerability patched the same day. Over the weekend, the Reserve Bank disclosed that they suffered a data Read More …