Articles with tag: ransomware

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SentryBay reveals new solution to protect online retail banking from malware

17 Aug 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

SentryBay has revealed it is launching BankSafe, which is meant to bring the same level of patented enterprise malware protection to online retail banking customers.

SentryBay, online retail banking, BankSafe, cybersecurity, banks, data theft, ecommerce transactions, security, phishing, ransomware

Latest Mimecast research finds threat actors more motivated by money than intelligence or IP

06 Aug 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Mimecast has launched a report that provides technical analysis of US targeted attacks that attempted to infiltrate the security environment of Mimecast customers. 

Mimecast, report, spam, phishing, malware, ransomware, impersonation attacks, opportunistic attacks, targeted attacks, COVID-19

Diebold Nixdorf experiences ransomware attack

14 May 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Diebold Nixdorf, a US-based ATM and payment technology provider, has suffered a ransomware attack that disrupted some operations. 

Diebold Nixdorf, ATM, payment technology, ransomware, hackers, customer networks, corporate network

Open source blogging platform Ghost affected by crypto mining malware

04 May 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Ghost, an open source blogging platform, has had its servers compromised by crypto miners as part of an extensive ransomware campaign.

Ghost, open source platform, blog, crypto mining malware, ransomware, Salt software, cybercriminals, cryptojacking, cryptocurrency, Monero

Ransomware attack disrupts fintech company Finastra

23 Mar 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Finastra, a UK-based company that provides financial software and adjacent services to the world's banking sector, has disclosed a security incident on March 20, 2020.

Finastra, banking, ransomware, security, UK, financial software

Internet fraud cost Americans USD 3.5 mln in 2019, FBI says

13 Feb 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Via an annual report on cybercrime, FBI has revealed that criminals are focusing on previously successful internet scams to defraud businesses and individuals in the US. 

cyberscams, ransomware, FBI, fraud, cybercrimes, US, phishing, BEC, threats, account compromise, financial information

Hackers taking advantage of coronavirus scare to spread malware in Japan

04 Feb 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Experts from IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence have uncovered hackers taking advantage of the fear over the coronavirus outbreak to spread malware through emails.

IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence, malware, ransomware, cybersec, sensitive information, coronavirus, Japan

UK court orders Bitfinex to freeze USD 860,000 in Bitcoin

29 Jan 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

An UK-based court has ordered crypto exchange Bitfinex to freeze USD 860,000 in Bitcoins that were traced back to a ransomware payment.

Bitfinex, Bitcoin, ransomware, payments, cryptocurrency, digital assets, blockchain, analysis, KYC, fraud, fiat currency

Banks stop currency service after Travelex's cyber-attack

09 Jan 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

After the ransomware cyber-attack on Travelex, a number of High Street banks have stopped customers ordering foreign currency.

Travelex, banks, currency service, cyber-attack, ransomware, cyber recovery, travel money, Lloyds, Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland

Mastercard buys RiskRecon to boost its cybersecurity capabilities

24 Dec 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Mastercard has acquired RiskRecon, a provider of artificial intelligence and data analytics solutions that aims to support companies in protecting their cyber systems and infrastructure.

Mastercard, RiskRecon, cybersecurity, AI, threats, ransomware, malware, acqyisition

Pemex forced to rely on manual billing amid cyberattack

13 Nov 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has been hit by a ransomware attack that affects the Mexican company’s billing systems, according to Bloomberg.

cyberattack, ransomware, Mexico, cybersecurity, fraud prevention,

Ransomware, abusing machine learning among top cyberattacks

06 Nov 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Ransomware, increasing stealth in malicious Android apps, exploiting misconfiguration in the cloud, and abusing machine learning have been reported by SophosLabs as top cyberattacks.

Ransomware, malicious Android apps, cloud, machine learning, cyberattacks, fraud prevention, cybersec, SophosLabs

B2B payments company Billtrust hit by ransomware

23 Oct 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Billtrust, a B2B payments provider, is still recovering from a ransomware attack that began last week, according to security researcher Brian Krebs.

Billtrust, payments provider, einvoicing, B2B, automation, AR, ransomware, fraud prevention, cybersec, US

Malaysia: 84% of SMEs fell victim to cyber-attacks in 2018

17 Oct 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Chubb’s SME Cyber Preparedness Report has revealed that 84% of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia were victims of cyber incidents in 2018.

Chubb, SME, Cyber attacks, Report, Asia, human error, data breaches, ransomware, phishing, fraud prevention

Cybersec company Sophos bought by Thoma Bravo for USD 3.8 billion

16 Oct 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Sophos, a UK-based cybersecurity company, is being bought by US private equity company, Thoma Bravo, for USD 3.8 billion.

Sophos, Thoma Bravo, acquisition, cybersecurity, fraud prevention, ransomware, cyberattacks, UK, US

KnowBe4 rolls out Multi-Factor Authentication security assessment tool

09 Oct 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

KnowBe4, a provider of the security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, has launched a new complimentary tool called the Multi-Factor Authentication Security Assessment (MASA).

KnowBe4, Multi Factor Authentication, training, social engineering, phishing, ransomware, CEO fraud

Nemty ransomware distributed through fake PayPal sites

09 Sep 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

A security researcher has discovered a web page pretending to offer an official application from PayPal, which is spreading a Nemty ransomware to unsuspecting users.

PayPal, ransomware, malware, cybersecurity, info security, fraud prevention, encryption

CoinGecko, AMLT network team up to combat fraud

19 Aug 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Crypto market aggregator CoinGecko has joined the network of blockchain analytics and AML company Coinfirm.

CoinGecko, partnership, AMLT, network, fraud, scams, hacks, token, cryptocurrency, KYC, AML, exchange, ransomware, fraudulent activities, blockchain

Paychex to provide cyber liability insurance to payroll clients

13 Aug 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Paychex, a payroll management company, has announced that cyber liability insurance is available to its clients through Paychex Insurance Agency and AXIS Insurance.

Paychex Insurance Agency, AXIS Insurance, Paychex, cyber insurance, ransomware, data breach, fraud prevention

Law enforcement agencies and Bitdefender launch new tool to fight ransomware

18 Jun 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

A new decryption tool for the latest version of the most prolific ransomware family GandCrab has been released free of charge on

GandCrab, ransomware, Bitdefender, Europol, cybersecurity, dark web, fraud prevention