Fairfield County Bank Insurance Services & Fairfield County Bank host cyber security & fraud prevention events

Fairfield County Bank Insurance Services and Fairfield County Bank hosted two local events educating customers on the potential threats of cybersecurity fraud. The speakers from Fairfield County Bank included Donald McGran Jr., Security Advisor, and Stephen Wooters, Executive Vice President, Digital Payments. The final speaker, Jeff Welsch is a Senior…

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How banks fight back against cyberattacks

Financial services companies are lucrative targets for hackers. Cybersecurity risk management expert Ertem Osmanoglu explains what data hackers are after and how companies should respond to attacks. 2016 is the year of the digital bank heist. Earlier this year a security hole allowed hackers to swipe nearly $80 million from…

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Hackers Won’t Let SWIFT Catch A Break

The global interbank messaging system, which is used to move trillions of dollars each day and has quickly become a prime target of hackers, experienced yet another attack by a hacking group. In this week’s Hacker Tracker, we explore why hackers continue to have their eyes fixed on SWIFT and…

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50 arrests for Russia’s largest hacker group

Some 50 suspects from 15 Russian regions have been arrested, believed to be part of Russia’s largest hacking group, responsible for Trojan and botnet attacks on Russian banks, stealing some £57 million. Earlier this month the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB in Russian), together with the Interior Ministry, conducted a…

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TalkTalk fined a record £400,000 for security failings which allowed 156,000 customers’ data to be accessed ‘with ease’

TalkTalk has been fined a record £400,000 for security failings over a cyber attack which allowed customer data to be accessed ‘with ease’, a watchdog announced. The Information Commissioner’s Office said the attack last October could have been prevented if TalkTalk had taken basic steps to protect customers’ information. Personal…

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Clinton Foundation Hacked, ‘Pay to Play’ Exposed

Guccifer 2.0 posted several documents they said was from the Clinton Foundation while sending a shout out to WikiLeaks. The Clinton Foundation, which Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton co-founded, has reportedly been hacked by Guccifer 2.0, who posted several documents he claims are from the foundation’s computers showing major donors to…

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