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Flash note: EU cyber security agency ENISA; “High Roller” online bank robberies reveal security gaps — ENISA

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Jul 05, 2012



Many online banking systems dangerously rely on PCs being secure, but banks should instead presume all customer PCs are infected, says the EU’s cyber security agency ENISA in response to the reports about the “High Roller” cyber-attack.
Flash note: EU cyber security agency ENISA; “High Roller” online bank robberies reveal security gaps
Statistics on Zeus: Only ca 40% of Zeus malware is detected.
The recent, targeted “High Roller” cyber-attacks on wealthy corporate bank accounts yielding tens of millions of dollars was analysed in a report recently published by McAfee and Guardian Analytics. The report describes the technical details and the impact of a series of cyber-attacks. The old adage that “criminals go where the money is” today means that “bank robbers go online”, as the Executive Director of ENISA, Professor Udo Helmbrecht states. It should come as no surprise that large organized crime groups are targeting online banking sites. Still, the attacks drew much attention, for three reasons.
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Flash note: EU cyber security agency ENISA; “High Roller” online bank robberies reveal security gaps — ENISA

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