Bank insurance

Another private buyer emerges to buy out the insurance agency of a regional bank

A record year for consolidation of US insurance brokers in deal that helps perpetuate a long-standing trend. As part of Fifth Third Bancorp’s divestiture of Fifth Third Insurance Agency Inc. to Foundation Risk Partners Corp., as confirmed by S&P Global Market Intelligence, a rapidly growing brokerage backed by private capital has expanded its footprint and […]

Bank security

Real-time phishing kit targets Brazilian central bank

We recently found an interesting phishing kit on a compromised website that has QR code capabilities, as well as the ability to monitor the phishing page in real time. What our investigation revealed was that the attackers were using PIX, a new payment method created by the Brazilian Central Bank. Features and context for PIX […]

Bank security

Who? investigation reveals worrying shortcomings in bank security systems

Santander, Tesco Bank and TSB have “serious security vulnerabilities” that could expose their customers to fraud, according to an investigation by consumer watchdog Which ?. Who? conducted a survey with independent security experts 6point6, examining the online banking security measures in place at the largest current account providers. In some cases, he discovered the potential […]

Bank security

Tesco and TSB have the worst online banking security, according to major survey by consumer watchdog

Tesco and TSB have the worst online banking security, according to major survey by consumer watchdog Tesco Bank, TSB and Santander were found to have the worst loopholes in online security Around £ 207.8million lost to bank transfer scams in the first half of last year, figures show Tesco Bank had the worst rating, which […]