RSA SecurID customers are bracing for the worst in the wake of the revelation by RSA late yesterday that information related to its SecurID two-factor authentication products had been stolen a major cyberespionage attack.
Computer system problems at one of Japan’s biggest banks continued on Friday, with Mizuho Bank unable to process salary payments for more than half a million people. The bank also said its Internet banking service and ATMs would be offline over Japan’s upcoming three-day weekend.
Japan’s one-two punch of earthquake and tsunami has left the country on the brink of a nuclear meltdown, claimed thousands of lives and left tens of thousands of homes and businesses without power. It is also yet another sad reminder that man-made and natural disasters regularly can and will happen around the world.
A contactless iPhone payment system, developed to serve as a stopgap given Apple’s reported boycott of existing Near Field Communications (NFC), is being trialled by Visa and Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Banking Group.
Wells Fargo & Company is employing the majority of its nationwide ATM network to help raise money for victims of Japan’s March 11 earthquake and tsunami. The bank’s decision makes the fund-raising effort one of the most dramatic examples of using ATMs to accept charitable donations.
Une étrange fuite commence à se diffuser au sujet de documents appartenant à la Bank of America. Un groupe de hackers pouvant apparemment appartenir aux Anonymous met en ligne des correspondances entre la banque et une filiale. Des documents censés masquer certains dossiers de prêts.