Hospital Sues Bank of America Over Million-Dollar Cyberheist

A public hospital in Washington state is suing Bank of America to recoup some of the losses from a $1.03 million cyberheist that the healthcare organization suffered in 2013. In April 2013, organized cyber thieves broke into the payroll accounts of Chelan County Hospital No. 1 , one of several hospitals managed by the Cascade … Читать далее

Bank Sues Cyberheist Victim to Recover Funds

A bank that gave a business customer a short term loan to cover $336,000 stolen in a 2012 cyberheist is now suing that customer to recover the fronted funds, after the victim company refused to repay or even acknowledge the loan. On May 9, 2012, cyber crooks hit Wallace & Pittman PLLC, a Charlotte, N.C. … Читать далее

DDoS Attacks Spell ‘Gameover’ for Banks, Victims in Cyber Heists

The FBI is warning that computer crooks have begun launching debilitating cyber attacks against banks and their customers as part of a smoke screen to prevent victims from noticing simultaneous high-dollar cyber heists. The bureau says the attacks coincide with corporate account takeovers perpetrated by thieves who are using a modified version of the ZeuS … Читать далее

‘Right-to-Left Override’ Aids Email Attacks

Computer crooks and spammers are abusing a little-known encoding method that makes it easy to disguise malicious executable files (.exe) as relatively harmless documents, such as text or Microsoft Word files. The “right to left override” (RLO) character is a special character within unicode, an encoding system that allows computers to exchange information regardless of … Читать далее