HSBC Experiences Voice Biometrics Telephone Banking Fail

Voice biometrics: Is it good enough to protect people’s bank accounts? Also, the ISMG Security Report goes to Belfast, Northern Ireland, for this year’s OWASP AppSec Europe conference, including a visit to the Titanic museum – hopefully not a metaphor for the discipline. Source: Bank Info Security HSBC Experiences Voice Biometrics Telephone Banking Fail

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CEOs and Coffee Shops Are Mobile Computing's Biggest Risks: Report

The balance between encouraging mobility for business purposes and controlling it for security remains as tricky today as ever. Ninety-three percent of organizations are now somewhat or very concerned that the mobile workforce is presenting an increasing number of security challenges. Of these, 47% are ‘very concerned’; a figure that has grown from 36% a…

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Flashpoint Enhances Risk Intelligence Platform

Just as global intelligence firm Stratfor extracts and presents geopolitical intelligence from the noise of available information, so now does Flashpoint extract cyber business risk intelligence (BRI) from the noise of deep and dark web conversations. read more Source: Security Week Flashpoint Enhances Risk Intelligence Platform

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Average Patching Time for SCADA Flaws Is 150 Days: Report

Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, particularly human-machine interfaces (HMI), can be a tempting target for malicious actors, but it takes vendors, on average, 150 days to patch vulnerabilities in these types of products, according to a new report from Trend Micro and the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI). read more Source: Security…

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Russian Hackers Infected 1 Million Phones With Banking Trojan

Russia Dismantles Major Cybercrime Operation Targeting Bank Accounts via Android Malware The Russian Interior Ministry announced on Monday that authorities dismantled a major cybercrime gang that had stolen nearly $900,000 from bank accounts after infecting more than one million Android smartphones with a Trojan. read more Source: Security Week Russian Hackers Infected…

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