So, I snuck into San Francisco two days early this year, thinking I'd enjoy some quiet time in the press room of the Moscone Center on the eve before the real kickoff of the 2010 RSA Conference.
Boy, was I wrong.
It's been almost a year since the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued its red flag advisory about foreclosure scams. Now it looks like the agency sees another spike in mortgage modification scams hitting the U.S.
Application security is rapidly becoming the next hot focus area for information security professionals.
Momentum began to build in 2008, when Information Security Media Group's (ISMG) Application Security Survey showed that 90% of respondents saw application security as somewhat or a significant part of their...
What are the top fraud trends facing financial institutions in 2010?
Gartner's Avivah Litan shares her insights in an exclusive interview with Information Security Media Group's Linda McGlasson, discussing:
Increased number of attacks on strong authentication;
How to handle ACH fraud;
The biggest security...
The number of identity fraud victims increased 12 percent to 11.1 million people in 2009 -- the second consecutive annual increase. At the same time, the total amount of fraud also increased by 12.5 percent to $54 billion.
These are the headlines of the newly-released 2010 Identity Fraud Study by Javelin Strategy &...
The recent news that Nexus One smartphone owners were unable to send or receive data is just a precursor to what security experts say is the next big threat to mobile phones and services - mobile malware.
According to Dr. Markus Jakobsson, a noted security expert in the field of phishing and crimeware, mobile...
A Texas man this week pled guilty to defrauding three Texas banks of more than one million dollars.
Jeff Woodard, 48, of Harlingen, Texas, pled guilty to one count of bank fraud, admitting he operated a check kiting scheme involving four bank accounts held in the names of several of his former businesses.