Ifax: Russian security service says hackers attacked major banks in 2016

Reuters.com | Fri Jan 27, 2017

Russia’s major commercial banks came under cyber attacks in November last year, the country’s Federal Security Service said on Friday, Interfax news agency reported. Baca lebih lanjut


FBI Warning: Ransomware Is Surging

FBI Warning: Ransomware Is Surging

Bankinfosecurity.com | Mathew J. Schwartz | March 11, 2016

Attackers Are Plowing Profits Back Into Code Development, Experts Warn.

The FBI calls ransomware “a prevalent, increasing threat.”

Chris Stangl, a section chief at the FBI’s Cyber Division, tells The Wall Street Journal that the threat is compounded by the difficulty of arresting the cybercriminals involved. Baca lebih lanjut

Bangladesh seeks FBI’s help in investigating central bank heist

Commuters pass by the front of the Bangladesh central bank building in Dhaka March 8, 2016. REUTERS/Ashikur RahmanReuters.com | BY SERAJUL QUADIR | Sat Mar 19, 2016 6:33pm EDT

Bangladesh has formally sought assistance from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation to track down the cyber crooks who stole $81 million from its central bank’s U.S. account, the interior minister said on Saturday. Baca lebih lanjut

Angler Takes Malvertising to New Heights

finchenTrustwave.com | March 14, 2016 | SpiderLabs Research

We have just discovered an advertising campaign that has been placing malicious advertisements on very popular websites both in the US and internationally. Baca lebih lanjut

Cyber criminals snap up expired domains to serve malicious ads


Wed Mar 16, 2016 12:57pm EDT

Expired domain names are becoming the latest route for cyber criminals to find their way into the computers of unsuspecting users. Baca lebih lanjut

Cyber attack snarls Los Angeles hospital’s patient database

The sign of the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center is pictured in Los AngelesReuters.com | Wed Feb 17, 2016 2:21am EST

The FBI is investigating a cyber attack that has crippled the electronic database at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center for days, forcing doctors at the Los Angeles hospital to rely on telephones and fax machines to relay patient information. Baca lebih lanjut

Exclusive: Top cybercrime ring disrupted as authorities raid Moscow offices – sources

camrzn1ukaawophReuters.com | BY JOSEPH MENN | Sat Feb 6, 2016 1:31am EST

Russian authorities in November raided offices associated with a Moscow film distribution and production company as part of a crackdown on one of the world’s most notorious financial hacking operations, according to three sources with knowledge of the matter. Baca lebih lanjut