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As long as banks have money, there will always be bank robberies. However, the shouts of “Nobody move, nobody gets hurt,” has been replaced by the dull clicks of hacker keystrokes halfway across the globe. Hackers treat banks as their personal ATMs. They slip in and out of hidden cyber tunnels...

It comes as no surprise, but the financial services and banking industry is the most-targeted industry by cybercriminals. The amount of user and account data available across the Dark Web has allowed cybercriminals to run large-scale fraud attacks and more successful phishing campaigns across a...

On May 28, 2018, news reports started to surface about a data breach affecting two CIBC (Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce) subsidiaries – BMO (Bank of Montreal) and Simplii Financial. The reports stated that a data breach had occurred and that 90,000 customer records had been leaked. Hackers...

Over the past year and half, we've seen a number of significant shifts to the threat landscape, particularly for financial services organizations. These changes will be outlined in our Financial Services Threat Landscape Report (July 2018), which will be published in the coming weeks. As the...

So, it's time to go to the bank again. As you wait in line, you look around and think about the security measures around you: big vaults, security cameras, and even bulletproof glass at the counter. On the surface, everything looks secure, but if a trained thief stood there instead of you, they...

Banking BOTs Go Mobile

IntSights Cyber intelligence analysts identify 2 new Banking Bots (BaaS Bot as a Service) aimed at Android devices offered for sale on the Russian underground.