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Report: Big U.S. Banks Are Stiffing Account Takeover Victims

Krebs on Security

consumers have their online bank accounts hijacked and plundered by hackers, U.S. But new data released this week suggests that for some of the nation’s largest banks, reimbursing account takeover victims has become more the exception than the rule. Bank , and Wells Fargo.

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Android banking trojans: How they steal passwords and drain bank accounts


For the most popular operating system in the world—which is Android and it isn’t even a contest —there’s a sneaky cyberthreat that can empty out a person’s bank accounts to fill the illicit coffers of cybercriminals. What are Android banking trojans? Take the SharkBot banking trojan, which Malwarebytes detects and stops.

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Finland warns of Android malware attacks breaching bank accounts

Bleeping Computer

Finland's Transport and Communications Agency (Traficom) has issued a warning about an ongoing Android malware campaign targeting banking accounts. [.]

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Bizarro Banking Trojan

Schneier on Security

Bizarro is a new banking trojan that is stealing financial information and crypto wallets. …the program can be delivered in a couple of ways­ — either via malicious links contained within spam emails, or through a trojanized app.

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Everything You Need to Know About Crypto

Speaker: Ryan McInerny, CAMS, FRM, MSBA - Principal, Product Strategy

May 18th, 2023 at 9:30 am PDT, 12:30 pm EDT, 5:30 pm BST

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Hacker arrested for selling bank accounts of US, Canadian users

Bleeping Computer

Ukraine's cyber police arrested a 31-year-old for running a cybercrime operation that gained access to bank accounts of American and Canadian users and sold it on the dark web. [.]

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GUEST ESSAY: Consumers, institutions continue to shoulder burden for making mobile banking secure

The Last Watchdog

The rapid adoption of mobile banking has revolutionized how we manage our finances. Related: Deepfakes aimed at mobile banking apps With millions of users worldwide relying on mobile apps for their banking needs, the convenience is undeniable. Alarmingly, 85% of banks are predicted to be at risk from rising cyber threats.