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Under-Equipped, Under Siege: Finance Industry Faces More Malware Attacks

From all our past articles, it is understandable that cyberattacks are taking a heavy toll on businesses. But there is one particular threat that is more often associated with notable financial losses, even business bankruptcy, than any other form of...

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FTCODE Ransomware Returns: The Nightmare Continues…

Malware possesses the habit of making returns…rising from the dead, making even a horror villain blush! The most recent in that series is FTCODE – the long lost ransomware deemed dead in 2013, and regained its life in 2019; this...

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2020 Cybersecurity Trends: Technology Is Smarter – But Are We? (Part 2)

With Blue Bear Software, an administration platform for educational institutions got recently hit by a cyber attack from Magecart, the wheels of 2020’s cybersecurity threats have started to set motion.  So, we rushed ourselves to come up with PART 2...

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2020 Cybersecurity Trends: Technology Is Smarter – But Are We? (Part 1)

The tumultuous 2019 has wrapped up, and we have stepped into a New Year with lots of hopes and expectations… Looking back to the previous year, we can see a large number of data breaches that drove an increasing recognition...

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Westpac Money Laundering Breach – A Banking Horror Story From Australia

Australia’s second-largest bank, WESTPAC, has overtaken the largest COMMONWEALTH BANK… If you think it’s in terms of assets, profits, or market capitalization, you are wrong; it’s in terms of the heftiest fine it is forced to pay!! Westpac is accused...

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Cyber Risk for the Financial Sector: An Analysis Based On 10 Statistics – Part 3

So, we’re back with the final part of the article! When looking at the information security breach statistics we have amassed all point to the finance sector in PART 1 and PART 2 of this feature, we could see that...

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Cyber Risk for the Financial Sector: An Analysis Based On 10 Statistics – Part 2

“Cyberattacks haven’t changed, but it has ramped up the pace it evolves and the outcomes.” – This is what we have precisely learned from PART 1 of this article. As such crimes are ever on its rise, recent cybersecurity attack...

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Cyber Risk for the Financial Sector: An Analysis Based On 10 Statistics – Part 1

Cyberattacks have never been as prevalent as they were in 2019 - top news headlines of the year confirm these findings as most of the big names like Equifax, Facebook, and Yahoo, are found in the crosshairs of such attacks. ...

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“More Data Breaches”: New Warning To Aussie Banks

Bank robbers don’t need balaclavas and shotguns anymore; they just need computers and stable networks! This is what the revelations of 36 significant data breach notifications from the boards of financial services firms in just four months give substance to....

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PCI DSS Compliance: What Does It Mean And Why Should I Care?

 Just made your decision on starting an online business? Then, you need to find the best payment methods too! Online purchases continue to progress drastically in number, so does the volume of credit card data stolen every year. At the...

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