A new type of malware that can be used to compromise ATMs independently of who their manufacturer is, and can make the machine steal card data but also the cards themselves, has been spotted by FireEye researchers.
Akamai shared details of an increase in DDoS attacks from the Bitcoin extortionist group DD4BC, based on observation of attack traffic targeted at customers from September 2014 through August 2015.
Gemalto revealed that in the first six months of this year a total of 888 data breaches occurred, compromising 246 million records worldwide.
The Anunak / Carbanak hacking group continues to target banks, but has also now hitting Forex-trading companies, casinos, and other institutions from which it can steal large amounts of money or (mis)usable payment card information.
Delivering malware without it being flagged by users and security solutions is one of the biggest challenges malware peddlers face.
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