US Bank Regulators Tighten Cyber-Security Efforts Around SWIFT

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Following the theft of millions of dollars from Bangladesh Bank via the international financial messaging system SWIFT, US banking regulators have outlined steps to tighten cyber-security at the nation’s banks. US banking regulators issued a joint letter outlining ways they The…

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SWIFT Global Bank Messaging System Gets Help Against Hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans SWIFT, a messaging system used by banks across the world, announced further steps Monday to bolster its defenses against hackers, after criminals sent fraudulent payment instructions across its network. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication said it has hired two…

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US warns banks of hacking threat to Swift system

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans US regulators have warned banks about potential cyber attacks linked to the interbank messaging system. The statement came two weeks after the Federal Bureau of Investigations sent a notice cautioning US banks after the hacking of Bangladesh’s central bank. The FBI…

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Swift CEO Expects More Hacking Surprises as Fix Is Years Away

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The chief executive officer of Swift, the interbank messaging system embroiled in a global bank-hacking controversy, says to expect more information about breaches to emerge as fully armoring the network’s defenses is likely to take years. “We don’t think this is…

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Swift network bank thefts ‘linked’ to Sony Pictures hack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Security researchers Symantec have found clues in the malware used to hack into international financial messaging network Swift, which suggest a link to the Sony Pictures hack in 2014. At least three banks have reported financial attacks based on the Swift…

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SWIFT to unveil new security plan after hackers’ heists

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The SWIFT secure messaging service that underpins international banking said it plans to launch a new security program as it fights to rebuild its reputation in the wake of the Bangladesh Bank heist. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)’s…

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Ecuador Bank Hacked via Swift

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Cybercriminals stole $9 million in 2015 from an Ecuador bank in attack similar to one against Bangladesh’s central bank about a year later A little-noticed…

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Swift warns of hack attack on bank

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Swift, the inter-bank messaging system embroiled in one of the largest cyber heists in history, warned customers that hackers have struck again, attacking a commercial…

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