As organizations undergo the arduous process of selecting banking partners, one of the critical factors they must evaluate is the security of the institution. This aspect of the process cannot be understated. It has to be more than a single box that’s checked as a part of the due diligence process.
Malware is hardly a new threat in the security landscape. Banking Trojans that specialize in stealing user credentials, hijacking authenticated sessions and manipulating transactions in order to steal funds have been around since the inception of online banking. The threat that malware poses to banks, however, is more serious than ever.