HSBC customers were unable to access online banking and ATMs for a short period of time on Friday due to a ‘mainframe issue'.
Stories by Matthew Finnegan
The information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has taken further action against Google over the collection of wifi data, demanding the deletion of data gathered by Google Street View cars.
Security enhancements outweigh potential risks around storing data in US servers as the Houses of Parliament implements its public cloud strategy.
Cyber attacks have risen to the top of the list of threats for UK banks according to Bank of England's director of financial stability, Andrew Haldane, but understanding and management of the risk is still at an "early stage".
Nationwide Building Society has rolled out anti-skimming technology on a number of its ATMs to protect UK customers from card fraud.
Enterprises need to work collectively with both law enforcement agencies and industry competitors to respond to the rising threat posed by hacktivist and state sponsored attacks, according to BSkyB's head of cyber security.
Information security managers need to better align themselves with company business goals help embed security practices in an organisation, according to speakers at InfoSec 2013.
Privacy groups have urged a number of ISPs to withdraw their participation in the consultation on the controversial Communications Data Bill, criticising them for putting business interests ahead of customer privacy.
A Cambridge University spin-off has developed a new method of protection against ‘man-in-the-browser’ Trojan malware attacks on online bank customers, using a mobile device-based visual image security system to improve authentication and reduce the risk of fraud.
Big data analytics can help banks protect themselves from cybercriminals accessing confidential information appearing across the web, financial tech start-up Digital Shadows has claimed.
The government has launched a new initiative to fight organised online crime, with the creation of the Cyber Crime Reduction Partnership (CCRP).
The financial sector is under threat from increasingly sophisticated malware attacks, a Symantec report has claimed, with many security solutions ineffective against modern Trojans.
Banks have topped a list of organisations creating data security concerns for customers, according to a joint report from Avaya and Sabio, with call centre fraud one of the main worries
The Czech financial sector was targeted in cyber attacks on Wednesday, with the national bank and stock exchange websites disrupted by dedicated denial of service (DDOS) attacks.
Gamification of compliance and regulatory training could save banks millions of pounds in fines, according to finance software start-up True Office.