Thursday, December 1, 2022

IT/Fraud Frontline

May 2013

  • May 3, 2013

    Cyber-fraud round up

    The FBI has recently begun issuing cyber alerts to keep our bankers apprised of potential cyber threats, including DDOS attacks. Our last OBA Fraud Alert was one and you will notice most are technical in nature and, ultimately, belong in the hands of those in charge of your network security. Be assured we (and the FBI) are also including outside service providers …

April 2013

  • April 25, 2013

    Info on DDoS attacks

    The FBI released a FBI Liaison Alert System (FLASH) Message today, containing information on recent DDoS attacks. The contents of the FLASH Message is listed below: SUMMARY (U) Since September 2012, US financial institutions have been under coordinated and timed DDoS attacks. In total, 50 U.S. financial institutions have been targeted in over 200 separate DDoS attacks with varying effects. …

February 2013

  • February 28, 2013

    Wire fraud reprise

    To draw your attention to our Fraud Alerts when they are critical, we only send them when an issue is of a critical nature. We also have never repeated alerts. However, the level of wire fraud attempted and completed has risen to a level that now requires some repetition. Look at the July 7, 2012 Alert on wire/ACH fraud and, again, revisit your policies and …

November 2012

  • November 15, 2012

    DDOS attacks hitting banks

    As DDOS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks have continued to be leveled again banks nationwide, our FBI Cyber Division has asked we share the attached information with our Oklahoma bankers to help with understanding and increase awareness. We would recommend you review this downloadable information and share it with your IT personnel: • An 11-slide Powerpoint presentation in PDF format …

July 2012

  • July 7, 2012

    Keep apprised of wire/ACH fraud attempts

    OBA’s Fraud Department has seen a recent increase in reported cases of wire and ACH fraud attempts. The FBI has verified they are seeing at least one case per week in Oklahoma. We know our bankers are working hard to avoid these losses and wanted to share some recent cases and insights that might be helpful. In the past week, …