Cyber attacks

Banks can ill afford to get complacent about coronavirus

06/24/20

Business continuity plans should be used constantly, not just when the crisis is at its peak, says the New York Fed’s head of financial services.

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Wells Fargo employees targeted with phishing attack using calendar invites

06/22/20

In a new twist on an old scam, cybercriminals have tried to get thousands of Wells staffers to surrender their own account information by sending authentic-looking emails containing malicious links that lead to a fake website bearing the company's name.

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Wells Fargo customers targeted with phishing attacks using calendar invites

06/22/20

In a new twist on an old scam, cybercriminals have tried to get thousands of people to surrender their Wells bank account information by sending authentic-looking emails containing malicious links that lead to a fake website bearing the company's name.

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Banks grow wary of Zoom meetings

04/23/20

The popular videoconferencing service has been beset by security issues, and some banks have banned employees from using it. Are they overreacting?

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Bank tech vendor Finastra hit with ransomware attack

03/23/20

The attack knocked out core and mobile banking systems at several U.S. banks, and Finastra is working to get them up and running.

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Coronavirus scams to watch out for

03/11/20

Financial institutions need to alert customers about emails or websites that pretend to offer important COVID-19 information but instead could end up stealing their account numbers or logins.

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U.S. charges four Chinese military members in Equifax hack

02/10/20

The four members of China’s People’s Liberation Army are accused of masterminding the breach that affected more than 140 million people.

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U.S. charges four Chinese military members over Equifax hack

02/10/20

The Department of Justice announced charges Monday against four members of China’s People’s Liberation Army for hacking into Equifax Inc., according to Attorney General William Barr.

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JPM’s boffo earnings; N.Y. Fed says cyberattack could be ‘devastating’

01/14/20

Bank beats estimates as earning soar 21%; a cyberattack on the American banking system could create havoc on financial stability.

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Banking 2025, more Wells Fargo woe, compliance turnover: Top stories of the week

01/10/20

Potential sources of industry upheaval, and how to adapt; former Wells Fargo execs may face criminal charges in coming weeks; why banks have such high turnover of chief compliance officers; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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