barclays

The Daily Mail whisks up Kaspersky fears – but where’s the meat?

The Daily Mail has published a story designed to petrify millions of customers of Barclays Bank.


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Barclays warns customers of the risks of business email compromise

Business email compromise, also known as “whaling” or “CEO fraud”, is one the biggest threats facing businesses today. So it’s good to see banks like Barclays doing their bit to raise awareness.


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You can change a bank password any time you like. You can’t change your voice

Barclays wants to abolish passwords for phone banking with voice recognition. But is that really the answer?

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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Barclays, Halifax and Tesco banks still vulnerable to POODLE attack

Six months after the world was warned about the POODLE bug, some online banks don’t seem to have received the memo.


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How bank hackers stole £1.25 million with a simple piece of computer hardware

On 4 April 2013, Darius Bolder walked into the Swiss Cottage branch of Barclays bank in North London and – posing as an IT technician – managed to gain entry to the back office.

Guess what happened next…


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Unanswered questions after the KVM hacks against Santander and Barclays bank

Neira Jones feels that there are more questions than answers, following the high profile targeted attacks against branches of the Santander and Barclays banks.


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Hackers stole £1.3 million from Barclays Bank using KVM device

It takes some nerdiness and a lot of nerve to pull off a bank heist like this.

Hackers planted a device inside the bank to record staff keypresses, and screen activity, helping them to steal password information.


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