Hacking

Charges in Equifax hack; Varo Money passes FDIC test

02/11/20

Four Chinese military members charged with stealing data of 150 million Americans; fintech can use deposit insurance, a step toward a full bank charter.

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Will climate change spur crisis?; OCC, FDIC go it alone on CRA overhaul

01/23/20

Bank for International Settlements report says central banks don't have tools to handle climate change; banks could face different CRA rules.

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Should banks expect cyberattacks from Iran?

01/07/20

Iranian hackers have a history of targeting U.S. banks. Security experts discussed how bankers can prepare themselves if such attacks are renewed as part of a response to the killing of Qassem Soleimani.

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Russian 'Evil Corp' is behind a decade of bank hacks, U.S. says

12/06/19

The U.S. unveiled criminal charges and sanctions against members of a group that calls itself Evil Corp, which authorities blame for some of the worst computer hacking and bank fraud schemes of the past decade.

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Zuckerberg makes his case to Congress; GAO opinion could help banks

10/24/19

Facebook CEO says the company won’t purse Libra anywhere if U.S. regulators disapprove; the agency says “guidance” was actually “rules.”

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Deutsche, UBS discussed alliance; battle over regulation continues

08/26/19

The banks considered an “unusual” investment banking merger; Volcker rule win will be followed by fights on capital rules, liquidity and stress tests.

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Capital One hacker’s other targets; yield curve inversion slaps banks

08/15/19

The former Amazon employee got info from 30 other entities, prosecutors say; another bad day for bank stocks, with 3% losses typical.

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The Fed's real-time payments system; Sen. Wyden wants answers from Amazon

08/06/19

The payments system, called FedNow, would go head-to-head against one built by big banks; the senator from Oregon wants Amazon to address vulnerabilities in its cloud data storage.

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Fed's examination of the cloud; lawmakers seek meeting with CapOne, Amazon

08/02/19

A Fed team toured an Amazon facility at about the same time Capital One’s data was hacked; House oversight members want answers from the CEOs of the two companies.

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Capital One hacker may've hit UniCredit; Equifax offer overwhelmed

08/01/19

The FBI is looking into whether Italy’s largest bank was also hacked; about 4.5 million people have already inquired about getting a cash settlement with the credit bureau.

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