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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Former hacker warns AFSA Vehicle Finance Conference of growing threats

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Behind the scenes hackers and con artists (‘black hat hackers’) are working hard to steal companies’ confidential information. Yet, most of us are unaware of the scale or new innovative levels of deception that are being evolved by criminal hackers. This…

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State warns of summer vacation scams and identity theft

As summer approaches and people begin to plan their vacations, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance has issued a warning of the danger of scams. “Vacation scams occur when a stranger offers you a free or discounted cruise, travel club membership, exotic resort stay or rental property in exchange…

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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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IRS warns of recent tax scam

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Congress did approve a $290 million budget hike for the IRS, but that money is going to be used to improve customer-service issues – not tax compliance and enforcement, reports USA Today. The best way to check the status of a…

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Cyber security expert warns German banks of retail payments risks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A top cyber security researcher has warned German banks that their retail payment systems have security flaws that could allow fraudsters to steal payment card PIN codes, create fake cards or siphon funds from customer or merchant accounts. Karsten Nohl, who…

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Sheriff warns of suspected child predator approaching kids

Parents beware: There’s increased concern in Hannibal after the sheriff says parents have been reporting a suspected child predator approaching their kids. A Hannibal couple says a man in a red truck approached their 17 year-old grandson at the bus stop across from their house Tuesday morning and asked him if he needed a ride. “I’m…

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Twitter Warns Some Users Over Possible Government Hacking

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Twitter sent a warning to some users that the social network said may have been targeted by “state-sponsored hackers.” It’s unclear how many people received a letter from Twitter. However, the message warns hackers may be attempting to steal phone numbers,…

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