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SA banks in massive data breach | Finger Lickin Fraud

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SA banks in massive data breach via SA banks in massive data breach – Finger Lickin Fraud. A variant of malware called Dexter, inserted into point-of-sale devices at South African fast-food outlets, has cost local banks tens of millions of rand in what is being described as one of the worst breaches of customer card […]

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Information Security for Financial Advisers

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Just imagine for one moment that you are a financial adviser (IFA).  Things this year have been tough.  The Retail Distribution Review (RDR) has turned your business model on its head and reduced your industry by 25% in 3 months.  You are having to sit exams and pass them to stay qualified.  You are now […]

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Barclays hacking attack gang stole £1.3 million

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Barclays hacking attack gang stole £1.3 million, police say – Telegraph. A ‘KVM’ is a box about the size of a small paperback book.  It is uncommon to find a WiFi enabled KVM, however server rooms all over the world work on IP addressable KVM’s like these.  In order to to WiFi or more likely 3G […]

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EU Legislation on security breaches coming our way next year

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The EU Commission has published a draft Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive. What is it It will need a range of businesses, including energy suppliers, transport infrastructure bodies, banks and health care bodies, e-commerce platforms, online payment ‘gateways’, social networks, search engines and cloud providers to be responsible for informing regulators of any ‘significant’ […]