Online outages affecting leading U.S. banking institutions continued Dec. 12, but only U.S. Bank confirmed its site issues were linked to a distributed-denial-of-service attack. Meanwhile, FS-ISAC outlined precautions institutions should take.
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Small attacks aimed at merchants are proving the most fruitful for hackers, recent analysis from Verizon shows. But risk expert Wade Baker says there are steps banking institutions can take to respond.
New malware attacks are targeting smart phones, and experts say banking institutions aren't doing enough to detect and prevent those attacks. So where should institutions focus their tech investments in 2013?
Leaders at four security technology companies say the recent distributed-denial-of-service attacks against 10 U.S. banks highlight the need for new approaches to preventing and responding to online outages.