Financial



Cybercriminals are mimicking the online payment processor PayPal in a malicious spam campaign that attempts to dupe customers into downloading malware from links in seemingly authentic emails, according to a Webroot report written by Dancho Danchev.

With the deadline for filing U.S. tax returns fast approaching, the U.S. Government’s watchdog agency warns that the Internal Revenue Service still hasn’t implemented steps to secure its IT infrastructure and protect taxpayers’ financial data.

From SC Magazine (Angela Moscaritolo)
A financial services technology group is developing standards for making secure mobile payment transactions.  The goal of the project,  an effort of the Financial Services Technology Consortium (FSTC),  is to develop standards and processes so that banking customers are able to securely pay a merchant or another bank customer using their phone, no matter what mobile device or carrier they use.  Read the full story [scmagazine.com]

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