New Malware Can Steal Your Payment Info from Your Browser in Real Time

"Being hacked" is an amorphous catch-all of a term. Typically, it means your computer has been infected with some kind of malware—a trojan or keylogger or something. And one, the Man in the Browser scam, just got a lot more sophisticated: Now it works in real time. » 10/04/12 4:40pm 10/04/12 4:40pm

New Banking Hack Chats with You as It Empties Your Account

Recent attempts to separate a user from his banking credentials have employed some highly advanced methods. But this new take on the Man in the Browser attack just seems downright dastardly—we're talking mustache-twirling levels of deviousness. » 2/28/12 11:00pm 2/28/12 11:00pm

New "Man in the Browser" Attack Bypasses Banks' Two-Factor…

The banking industry often employs two-step security measures—similar to Google Authenticator—as an added layer of protection against password theft and fraud. Unfortunately, those systems have just been rendered moot by a highly-advanced hack. » 2/07/12 2:00am 2/07/12 2:00am