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During past few years, the number and quality of attacks aimed financial sector organizations has continuously grown.

The financial institutions that have not already thought about cyber security, will soon face the consequences of hacker attacks.
Victims of a festive season cyber scam will lose between US$ 50 and US$ 5,000 per incidentLondon – 5 December 2017 – Consumers planning on purchasing their Christmas gifts online could be at risk of losing between US$ 50 and US$ 5,000 per i...
Improve mainframe security, say users – because data privacy rules are getting tougher, cyber criminals are getting smarter and mainframes are more connected to the outside world Only one in four IBM mainframe customers questioned in a new UK sur...
But ... we won't 'be held to ransom by criminals' British shipping company Clarkson has 'fessed up to a data breach, saying a miscreant has accesssed its systems and the public should expect some of it to be made public.…
Welcome to ransomware in 2017 – the year global enterprises and industrial systems were added to the ever-growing list of victims, and targeted attackers started taking a serious interest in the threat. It was also a year of consistently high attack numbers, but limited innovation.
If you have someonersquo;s name, birthdate, and SSN, FAFSA site will give up sensitive data.
Fake sites spread fake stories to fuel pump and dump or other foul ends Criminals are exploiting “fake news” for commercial gain, according to new research.…
In 2017, the main global threat to users was ransomware: and in order to recover files and data encrypted by attackers, victims were required to pay a ransom in cryptocurrency.
In the first eight months of 2017, Kaspersky Lab products protected 1.65 million users from malicious cryptocurrency miners, and by the end of the year we expect this number to exceed two million.
2018 will be a year of innovation in financial services as the pace of change in this space continues to accelerate.

As more channels and new financial service offerings emerge, threats will diversify.

Financial services will need to focus on omni-channel fraud prevention to successfully identify more fraud crossing from online accounts to newer channels.
In 2017, Kaspersky Lab research revealed the extent to which medical information and patient data stored within the connected healthcare infrastructure is left unprotected and accessible online for any motivated cybercriminal to discover.

This risk is heightened because cyber-villains increasingly understand the value of health information, its ready availability, and the willingness of medical facilities to pay to get it back.
2017 was one of the most intense in terms of incidents affecting the information security of industrial systems.
Security researchers discovered and reported hundreds of new vulnerabilities, warned of new threat vectors in ICS and technological processes, provided data on accidental infections of industrial systems and detected targeted attacks.
Criminals have dedicated themselves to compromising iCloud accounts to wipe clean stolen devices using a set of interesting tools.