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Cybercriminals Successfully Bypass Two-factor Authentication at some European Banks

Cybercriminals are successfully bypassing two-factor authentication systems at some European banks and transferring funds out of victim accounts, Trend Micro said. The sophisticated attack campaign uses malicious email attachments, phishing sites, rogue DNS servers, fake SSL certificates, and malicious Android apps to steal session tokens used by banks as part of the two-factor authentication scheme,…

Treasury Secretary Says Financial Firms Need to Do More to Fight Cybersecurity Threats

Financial firms need to do more to fight cybersecurity threats, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew told attendees at a financial conference on Tuesday. Lew spoke at the 2014 Delivering Alpha conference produced by CNBC and Institutional Investor. The Department of Treasury released excerpts of his speech today. There have been more than 250 distributed denial of…

Started by Teenager, Anti-Malware Startup Malwarebytes, Raises $30 Million in Series A Funding

Malwarebytes, started ten years ago by then 14-year-old Marcin Kleczynski, has raised $30 million in its first round of funding, the anti-malware company announced on Thursday. The company said the funding from Highland Capital Partners would be used to increase the global footprint of California-headquartered Malwarebytes, which has over 60 million quarterly active users. Launched…