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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 However, the shouts of “Nobody move, nobody gets hurt,” has been replaced by the dull clicks of hacker keystrokes halfway across the globe.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...

“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles." This is quote from Sun Tzu's famous book, The Art of War. To defeat your enemy, you must know your enemy, and the same goes for the world of cyber security. The financial services industry is the...

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...

There’s no question that the threat landscape is constantly shifting for financial services companies. Throughout 2017 and the first half of 2018, we’ve seen a continued increase in attacks that directly target financial organizations, which comes as no surprise. However, increased access to...

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...