Client Behavior is the new password
Fraud detection in online banking certainly represents a non-trivial task against the perennial problem of increasingly sophisticated fraudulent schemes. Authentication of the user in modern applications is one of the tasks where traditional fraud detection systems fail to provide reliable decisions leaving enough space for fraudsters to come in and commit their activity.
2015 fraudulent cyber attacks resolved
The world is changing fast, the digital economy is growing and the number of digital payments is increasing. We at ThreatMark successfully managed to solve many fraudulent cyber attacks in 2015. We also found unweaponized / piloted threats that will emerge in large scale in 2016 against selected organisations and their clients. We bring our witness to our hearing of the most interesting attacks in 2015 and reveal how some potential attackers may trigger their fraudulent campaigns in 2016. We have mostly solved two major cyber fraud vectors which attackers use – Fraudulent malware driven attacks and Social engineering driven attacks. Fraudulent Malware driven attacks Breaking two factor authentication (SMS, Certificate/PKI in file, RSA token) Mobile financial malware attempti ...
ThreatMark Cyber Fraud Report Europe 2015 – Cyber Fraudsters favorite countries in EU revealed
Your cyber protection team @ThreatMark have produced a final summary for 2015 on how the year was from the on-line payment and digital banking risk perspective. Part of the research was the modelling of fraudulent cyber scene maturity in European countries. As an addition to traditional and neXtGEN Security models, we have created this model from the cybercriminal market maturity perspective – e.g. where the attacker’s business is going smoothly and at the other end of the scale where countries have just been discovered by attackers. The countries where attackers operate their business as usual and to full extent in Europe are Russia, Germany and the United Kingdom. The point is, that in these countries the criminal “cyber” and “street” culture means these people are meeting and operating ...
ThreatMark Cyber Crime and Media Monitoring – Calm waters, but what is hidden beneath?
Public relations and press relations are often an important part of bank cybersecurity protection strategy. While having one finger on the pulse of current attacks, we keep another finger on the press’s reflection of what we see on the front line. We have done research in all European countries of press articles about cyber threats and on-line fraud, leading in the end to an examination of more than 400 press articles.