Tag: banking

What is vulnerability management and why should enterprises adopt it?

In the current digital era, enterprises across the world heavily rely on information systems for day-to-day operations and for accessing business-related data. In essential institutions, such as banking and financial, health, and government, protecting information is critical and any security mishap could disrupt daily operations. The intention of attackers is to either deny services until […]

Phishing Canadian Targets

We have recently blogged about KrebsOnSecurity’s story on compromised Canadian business email addresses. Here is some updated background on threats to Canadian organizations.Since January 2019, nearly one hundred phishing campaigns have been tailored specifically for Canadian targets, according to researchers at Proofpoint.Attackers are spoofing a number of well-known Canadian companies and organizations, and are using […]

Bank Sues Customer Over Intrusion That Led to Theft

Brian Krebs is reporting that Texas bank PlainsCapital is suing Hillary Machinery, a customer of PlainsCapital. This is significant because to this point it is common for customers to bring suit against a bank over lax security, but this is a rare case of a bank bringing suit against a customer. Details can be found at Krebs' blog.