The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), an organization focused on sharing critical cyber security threat information worldwide, and The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, announced the formation of a strategic joint venture to develop and market automation solutions that advance cyber security capabilities and the resilience of critical infrastructure organizations, including financial services firms and others worldwide.
The number of US banks that have apparently been targeted and breached by hackers is slowly rising, as newer reports say that seven financial organizations have been hit.
The massive breach that Target suffered late last year was the proverbial straw that broke the camel's back and made the company decide to move to chip-and-PIN card technology.
The European Central Bank (ECB) - the central bank for the euro - has suffered a data breach, and has only discovered it after receiving a blackmail letter from the attacker.
Trend Micro researchers have discovered and analyzed a clever attack aimed at customers of Austrian, Swiss, Swedish, and Japanese banks.