Articles by Alan Katz and Michael Riley

Hackers Target SE Asian Banks, Revealing Campaign Against SWIFT Network

Investigators are examining possible computer breaches at as many as 12 banks linked to SWIFT’s global payments network that have irregularities similar to those in the theft of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank, according to a person familiar …

Investigation of $81M Bangladesh Bank Heist Uncovers 3 Hacker Groups: Sources

Investigators examining the theft of $81 million from Bangladesh’s central bank have uncovered evidence of three hacking groups — including two nation states — inside the bank’s network but say it was the third, unidentified group that pulled off the …

Corporations Warned Not to Hack Back

The hacked are itching to hack back. So say a dozen security specialists and former law enforcement officials who described an intensifying and largely unspoken sense of unease inside many companies after the recent breach of Sony Corp.’s networks. U.S. …

JPMorgan Hackers May Have Hit Multiple Financial Firms

The hackers who raided the data banks of JPMorgan Chase & Co. used computers now linked to possible attacks on at least 13 more financial companies, according to a person familiar with the investigation. More than a month after the …

Home Depot Breach Tied to Bank Account Fraud, Reports WSJ

Home Depot Inc.’s data breach, which put about 56 million payment cards at risk, has fed fraudulent transactions that in some cases have drained money from customer bank accounts, the Wall Street Journal reported. Stolen information on credit and debit …

Report: Russian Hackers Attack 5 Big Banks, Steal Customer Data

Russian hackers attacked JPMorgan Chase & Co. and at least four other banks this month in a coordinated assault that resulted in the loss of gigabytes of customer data, according to two people familiar with the investigation. At least one …

Tennessee-Based Community Health Reports 4.5M Records Hacked

Chinese hackers stole social security numbers, names and addresses from 4.5 million patients of Community Health Systems Inc., the second-biggest for-profit U.S. hospital chain, according to the company. The attacks occurred in April and June, the Franklin, Tennessee-based company said …