• Ransomware: As GandCrab Retires, Sodinokibi Rises

    Ransom Payments to Crypto-Locking Malware Extortionists Are SurgingWith the GandCrab ransomware-as-service gang promising to retire - and free decryptors now aiding victims - rival Sodinokibi has already stepped into the void, security experts warn. Driven also by attackers wielding Ryuk, Dharma and Phobos, ransom payments by victims have been surging. […]

  • Senators Scrutinize Facebook's Cryptocurrency Plans

    Democrat Sherrod Brown Calls Company 'Dangerous'At a Senate committee hearing on Tuesday, lawmakers grilled a Facebook executive about the company's plans to launch a cryptocurrency. One Democratic senator said Facebook "does not respect the power of the technologies they are playing with - like a toddler who has gotten his hands on a book of matches." […]

  • OnDemand Webinar | The Power of AI to Disrupt Security Ops

    How utilizing AI can and will be realistic for any security organization...Learn about the concept of autonomous security driven by AI, probability theory and advanced algorithms in this exclusive webinar. […]

  • Security Flaw Exposed Valid Airline Boarding Passes

    Amadeus Patches Check-In Software Used by Hundreds of AirlinesA vulnerability in global airline check-in software used by 500 airlines could have been exploited to download other individuals' valid boarding passes, potentially giving them access to restricted airport spaces, warns security expert David Stubley. The flaw in Amadeus travel software has now been fixed. […]

  • 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. […]