Financial Sector

European Central Bank Says One of Its Websites Was Hacked, Data Possibly Captured

Carolynn Look and Nicholas Comfort report: The European Central Bank said one of its websites was hacked by unauthorized people who may have stolen private information including contact data. According to an emailed statement, hackers installed malware onto an external server that hosts the Banks’ Integrated Reporting Dictionary, or BIRD, to aid phishing activities....

At least 480,000 Brit bank customers told to change pins Monzo discovers data storage error

Brinkwire reports: ONLINE banking company Monzo has advised 450,000 of its British customers to change their pins following a major security breach. Almost half a million customers affected by the security breach have been told to change their pins after sensitive information was exposed to unauthorised staff. Read more on Brinkwire.   I think Monzo...

U.S. indicts three over alleged phishing campaign targeting universities, businesses

Bradley Barth reports: The Department of Justice has indicted two Americans and a Nigerian on multiple charges for their alleged roles in a phishing scheme that targeted college employees, banks and other businesses from May 2013 through June 2014. Filed on Tuesday in U.S. District Court in New Mexico, the indictment identifies the defendants...