• The Best of RSA Conference 2018

    A Guide to Video Interviews With Thought Leaders at This Year's EventAt RSA Conference 2018 in San Francisco, Information Security Media Group's editorial team conducted more than 100 video interviews with industry thought leaders. Here are the highlights. […]

  • Chaos on the Cheap: 'Fancy Bear' Malware Weaponizes Routers

    Without New Safety Standards for Software, Experts Say Such Attacks Will ContinueA swift FBI sinkhole blunted an apparently imminent attack against Ukraine via "VPN Firewall" malware, which has infected more than 500,000 routers. But mass router compromises will continue so long as manufacturers fail to build in easy or automated patching and updating, security experts warn. […]

  • FBI Seizes Domain Controlling 500,000 Compromised Routers

    Sinkholing Should Help Mitigate 'VPN Filter' OutbreakAt least 500,000 routers, mostly located in Ukraine, have been infected with "VPN Filter" malware that experts believe is a prelude to a massive cyberattack. But the FBI has reportedly sinkholed the control domain for the router botnet, which should help contain the potential damage. […]

  • Police Bust Suspected Fraudsters in Romania and Spain

    Crime Ring Allegedly Sold Counterfeit Products and Services via Amazon, AirbnbFollowing 33 arrests, police in Europe say they have dismantled a Romanian-led crime gang that used phishing attacks, online scams and fake invoices to steal more than $9 million from victims in Spain, including individuals as well as organizations ranging from hospitals to government agencies. […]

  • FDIC Issues Guidance to Areas in Illinois Impacted by Severe Storms

    The FDIC has announced a series of steps intended to provide regulatory relief to financial institutions and facilitate recovery in areas of Illinois affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes. […]

  • FDIC: Institutions Encouraged to Work with Borrowers Impacted by Shutdown

    Five federal regulatory agencies encourage financial institutions to work with customers affected by the federal government shutdown. […]

  • FFIEC: Statement on End of Microsoft Support for Windows XP

    The FFIEC on Oct. 7 issued a joint statement concerning Microsoft's discontinuation of support for its Windows XP operating system as of April 8, 2014. […]