New Year, New Hacks?

Sausner, Rebecca
December 2010
Bank Technology News;Dec2010, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p9
Trade Publication
The article focuses on new variants of criminal enterprise in the online banking industry which are expected to increase in 2011. Don Jackson of SecureWorks says that while security sophistication is advancing, there has been nothing revolutionary. A survey by PhoneFactor reveals that Zeus-style malware that results in man-in-the-middle attacks are viewed as the greatest threat to online banking nowadays. Some of the security hacks discussed include operation payback and mobile intercepts.


Related Articles

  • UNDER ATTACK. SAVAGE, MARCIA // Information Security;May2010, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p26 

    The article discusses about cyberattacks caused by hackers to sabotage online business banking accounts. One case refers to a small North Carolina office investigated by SecureWorks threat intelligence director Don Jackson, where the computer of the bookkeeper is infected by a Zeus Trojan. Zeus...

  • Characterizing flash events and distributed denial-of-service attacks: an empirical investigation. Bhandari, Abhinav; Sangal, Amrit Lal; Kumar, Krishan // Security & Communication Networks;Sep2016, Vol. 9 Issue 13, p2222 

    In the information age where Internet is the most important means of delivery of plethora of services, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have emerged as one of the most serious threat. Strategic, security, social, and financial implications of these attacks have ceaselessly alarmed...

  • News.  // Engineering & Technology (17509637);Jul2012, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p15 

    (5 pages)

  • The rise of 'badvertising'. Vaas, Lisa // eWeek;11/26/2007, Vol. 24 Issue 36, p18 

    The article discusses the penetration of malwares in legitimate advertising web sites in the U.S. According to the author, users were able to access and download viruses and other malicious files without realizing the real content and damages brought by bad advertising wherein it reached 1,000%...

  • BlackHat's "JackPot" Of Bank Tech Scams. Sausner, Rebecca // Bank Technology News;Sep2010, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p13 

    The article reports that Joe Stewart, director of malware research at SecureWorks Inc. was able to track the check counterfeiting scheme of Eastern European and Russian hackers.

  • Hybrid SSL/keylogger Malware Surfaces.  // Database & Network Journal;Jun2007, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p24 

    The article reports that Tier-3 has revealed the presence a highly dangerous hybridized version of the Russian Gozi virus that not only has an integrally-coded keylogger, but has the ability to get data from an SSL stream. The keylogger capability is triggered only when an infected personal...

  • Creeping threat of stealth. Bradbury, Danny // Computer Weekly;11/25/2008, p22 

    The article focuses on the concept of stealth technology. It is reported that with modern malware trying to hide itself and generate profit for its writers, stealth technology is the rule rather than exception. The most effective form of stealth attack is rootkit which conceals its presence by...

  • Turkish banks under cyberattack amid crisis with Russia. Güler, Hülya // Journal of Turkish Weekly;12/29/2015, p73 

    The article reports that cyberattacks organized by hacker group Anonymous victimized banks in Turkey on December 24, 2015, which according to a senior banker was not able to enter the banks' system and just created traffic to prohibit user access.

  • Debate.  // SC Magazine: For IT Security Professionals (15476693);Dec2011, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p13 

    The article presents the insights of professionals Liam Ó Murchu and Don Jackson on whether the Duqu trojan malware is a treat or advantage to the computer industry.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics