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Attackers & Methodologies Targeting the Financial Industry
The financial industry has long been considered a bleeding-edge investor in security technology and a forerunner in the area of policy, all with the goal of protecting customers. Unfortunately, financial services institutions are not immune from the decades-long cat-and-mouse game with threat actors.
This paper examines the many threats and challenges banks and credit institutions face from cybercriminals and advanced persistent threat actors, including:
• Advanced persistent threats
• Banking malware
• Insider threat
• Business email compromise