AMSTERDAM - The recent cyber attacks on ING Bank were "incidents". That said ING CEO Jan Hommen Wednesday in an explanation of the quarterly results of the bank and insurer. "Let's not exaggerate, 99 percent of the time our systems worked" said Hommen.
That does not mean that ING will not take any further steps to improve the safety of their service. "We have already taken some measures, to ensure that our customers can continue to do their business with us." said Hommen. "We will further strengthen our systems.".
One of the members of Anonymous has chosen to leak all the credit card passwords in to one single pastebin file. The pastebin file is quite shocking - it has over 4000 passwords included and it has been viewed more then 400 000 times. The Anonymous hacker used a phishing site to gain all the passwords. If you wish to take a look at the password list click here. The hacker has not been caught yet.
The affected countries are:
Yes. I sometimes take a look at an e-mail account that i use for signing up on random websites. This time I got an email on that account from a Bank Director. He tells me he wants to send me nineteen million us dollars. Wow! Why e-mail me? come bring it with an helicopter on my expenses!
Anyway this is the e-mail I received:
A woman accused of a Waco, Neb., bank robbery apparently made a YouTube video bragging about it before her arrest.
Hannah Sabata, 19, of Stromsburg, Neb., was arrested Wednesday. She is accused of robbing the Cornerstone Bank branch in Waco on Nov. 27 after stealing a car in York.
PHUKET: Following the arrest of two Bulgarian men for “skimming” customer card details from a Kasikornbank (KBank) ATM in Karon, KBank has issued a statement to the Phuket Gazette calling for all its customers who suspect that their card details have been hacked to contact the bank immediately.
Brett’s Bank of America debit card stopped working. A merchant he had patronized recently (they wouldn’t say who, of course) had been compromised, and they sent him a new card a month before. The problem: Brett is in Afghanistan right now. The bank sent a replacement card out to him right away by FedEx, but only after it didn’t show up did they remember: oh, yeah, they don’t send new debit cards to APO addresses! Helpful.
The shutdown of New York's financial sector caused by Hurricane Sandy is a stark reminder of how much tumult a human-generated disruption also could cause, said Avivah Litan, security analyst at Gartner. "The fact that the stock market had to close for two days because of a hurricane should be a wake-up call that we are largely unprepared for a major cyberwar."
Hackers are actively attacking some of the largest banks in the nation, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano warned this week.
A group of hackers has attempted to extort €150,000 from Belgian bank Belfius by blackmailing the bank over hacked data.
The hackers said in an online ransom note that if they were not paid by Friday, they would release the data of customers of Elantis, taken from a compromised server. Elantis is a mortgage and consumer credit company owned by Belfius.