The Florida bank rolled out passwordless authentication in February that relies on device biometrics of their smartphones.
There’s more to the Internet than most people are aware of.
Spreading Security: California bank arms businesses with cybersecurity education, software and insurance
Cybercriminals could be getting better, and more creative, at stealing money from businesses.
Cybersecurity is complex, confusing and continually changing.
Managing multiple usernames and passwords for many online platforms can be a hassle, and therefore also less secure.
When consumers log into their online banking accounts, is there anything that their bank might do to ensure that the person’s computer is free from keyloggers, viruses and other malware?
Despite the many news reports and employee security training that warn against doing so, one thing as sure as death and taxes is that computer users will use the simplest, easiest-to-remember password they can get away with.
Many community banks understand that having technology expertise on their boards is a competitive advantage, not just to help with managing their technology but also to bolster their cybersecurity.
Between 5 and 15 percent of all visitors to some banking websites see ads there that don’t belong, according to some cybersecurity surveys. Some of those ads are barely legal browser plugins and extensions or ads placed by mobile carriers trying to make more money from abusing their users’ trust. However, increasingly such ads are
Consumer devices are the most vulnerable point for bank cyberattacks By Maria Korolov Cybercriminals who attack banks are more likely to focus on their online customers, according to the latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report. End-user devices were involved in 82 percent of all financial incidents, compared with about half for all industries on average.
New Jersey’s Provident Bank expands staff training and email encryption to enhance information security After the epidemic of high-profile nonbank data breaches last year, New Jersey’s Provident Bank took another look at its own security measures and considered ways to beef them up. “Data protection has always been a major tenet for the bank,” says
Apple Inc.’s rollout of its Apple Pay mobile payments app has been fraught with expensive card payment fraud, according to news reports. The much-vaunted iPhone tap-and-pay system’s state-of-the-art tokenization payment security is working fine. But a spike in mobile payment fraud with stolen credit card numbers has reportedly occurred when a few large credit card
A new botnet is helping cybercriminals phish for community bank customers Computer hackers typically cast their phishing nets expecting to hook megabank customers. After all, the overwhelming odds are that the most computers infected by random phishing emails or drive-by malware infections from nefarious websites will be owned customers of the largest chain banks. But
By now you know that hackers calling themselves “Guardians of Peace” went through Sony Pictures Entertainment like a hot knife through butter. They collected everything–high-quality copies of unreleased films, employee passwords, emails, salary numbers, movie scripts, contracts, medical records, celebrity aliases, and Brad Pitt’s phone number–and released it all to the public. There were more