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DDoS attacks on U.S. banks and credit unions have resumed, just as industry experts predicted. Security specialist Bill Stewart says this wave is yet another sign that institutions must bolster defenses.
Distributed-denial-of-service attacks are not new, but they are being taken more seriously as a threat to network security and data protection, especially by financial-services, says Ashley Stephenson of Corero Network Security.
In recent months the Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit has found that the healthcare industry is particularly vulnerable to advanced threats, with many of the most prevalent malware tools used by Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) groups affecting the healthcare industry at a rate comparable to or greater than its...
Although hacktivists announced suspension of DDoS attacks against banks, other industries are now getting hit, and banks can't afford to get complacent because of the fraud risk, says security specialist Bill Stewart.
In the last few months, major U.S. banking institutions have been victims of a powerful wave of distributed-denial-of-service attacks that combine three different attack tools. These "Triple Crown" attacks take DDoS to a whole new level. How can institutions improve their defenses?
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How are banks responding to DDoS phase 2? "From a technology standpoint, we have improved our defenses quite a bit," says Dan Holden of Arbor Networks. Experts discuss top DDoS lessons banks have learned.
Which fraud trends need the most attention from U.S. banking institutions in 2013? Distributed-denial-of-service attacks and account takeover, says FS-ISAC's Bill Nelson, who offers fraud-fighting tips.
To mitigate the top threats for 2013, organizations need to understand the motivations of potential attackers so they can adequately defend their networks and systems. Experts describe risk management strategies for the year ahead.
The hacktivist group Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters claims that its second phase of distributed-denial-of-service attacks has affected nine banks since Dec. 11, and it warns more attacks are on the way.