Partnership Will Focus on Offering Mobile Banking and Mobile Marketing Solutions to Financial Institutions Bank Companion, a leading provider of mobile banking software to banks, community banks and credit unions around the world today announced its partnership with Infosight, Inc. a leading provider of IT infrastructure, security and compliance solutions for financial institutions. Research shows that an increasing number of financial institutions have made mobile banking as one of their top priorities. An Accenture Survey [...]
Selection Criteria for Database Archiving Products Database archiving is gaining traction as a technology that can significantly improve application performance and reduce storage costs. It is also being used as part of application decommissioning projects to preserve and enable access to associated older data. Key Findings Database archiving products can offer good infrastructure cost reduction when implemented to manage application data growth. Database archiving products can be used to transparently access aging data by offering [...]
What is this? A new "TDLv4" version of the TDSS rootkit, which was first discovered in 2008, has infected over 4.5 million machines world-wide as of April 2011. Infected machines are joined to a botnet which can be used for malicious purposes such as mounting network/endpoint attacks, allowing installation of more malware on the infected systems, distributing "spam" emails, and exfiltrating user data. The Dirty Details... TDLv4 uses a number of sophisticated components including rootkit [...]
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As Sony deals with their most recent data breach of one million passwords, Flowing Data took a look at the the largest data loss incidents on record, according to DataLossDB.
Consumer Alerts E-mail Claiming to Be From the FDIC - June 3, 2011 The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has received numerous reports of a fraudulent e-mail that has the appearance of being sent from the FDIC. The e-mail appears to be sent from "email@example.com" and includes a subject line that states: "FDIC: Your business account." The e-mail is addressed to "Dear Business Customer" and states "We have important information about your financial institution. Please [...]
We all know that dealing with malware can wreck havoc on your system, but it also can cost you some big bucks. Trojans and worms have cost companies millions of dollars in downtime and lost revenue. It's important to understand the various types of malware out there, as well as your chances of encountering a particular malevolent piece of malware in the future. Source: Most Costly Malware Have you ever experienced malware on your [...]
News headlines have been a constant reminder every day that data leakage and malware attacks are on the rise, and increasing at high speeds. Many believe these malicious attacks are targeted towards large corporations with big bucks, but businesses of all size and functions are facing these risks every day. Your basic anti-virus solution alone won’t stop these attacks; you need to take extra provisions when protecting your organization. To help you mitigate the risks, [...]