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Monday review: the hot 26 stories of the week

Monday review: the hot 26 stories of the week

Here's a list of all the stories we've written in the last week, in case you missed any (or if you just want to read them again).

Leading US banks targeted in DDoS attacks

Leading US banks targeted in DDoS attacks

A string of attacks against the websites of leading American banks may be tied to politically motivated hacktivism, according to reports.

US senator blames Iran for cyber attacks on banks

US senator blames Iran for cyber attacks on banks

US Sen. Joe Lieberman says people in the know are tracing the attacks to the government's cyber army and theorizes that the DDoSes are retaliation for economic sanctions and/or Stuxnet.

US man confesses to part in $1.3M bank and payroll phishing scam

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A 31-year-old US man from Atlanta, Georgia, admitted last week that he and his gang stole more than $1.3 million USD by phishing confidential account information from e-commerce sites.

DMARC: Microsoft, Facebook and Google unite to fight phishing - but will it work?

DMARC: Microsoft, Facebook and Google unite to fight phishing - but will it work?

If the newswires are to be believed, the death of spam is imminent. Again!

The saviour this time round is DMARC, which is backed by Microsoft, Google, Facebook, PayPal, LinkedIn, Bank Of America and more. Find out what it's all about.

Bogus Bank of America Google Plus page attacks their reputation

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Hacker pranksters have created a bogus Bank of America profile on the Google Plus service. Is this harmless hijinx, or an indication of future Google Plus abuse?

Bank of America and $100,000 debit card "incident"

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Imagine handing over your debit card to pay for some purchases, only to find that your card has been declined. Embarassed, you dash over to your local branch, and it is swarming with people who have had the same thing happen to them. Nightmare. And this is exactly what happened to Christy Clark, Bank of America customer in Detroit.

Bank of America insider to admit planting malware on ATMs

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A worker at Bank of America is expected to plead guilty tomorrow to charges that he installed malware onto his employer's ATM cash machines that allowed him to withdraw cash without being noticed. According to prosecutors, 37-year-old Rodney Reed Caverley Read more…