This week’s data and analytics news include Japanese banks targeted by phishing scams, Barnes & Noble’s credit card data breach, and Alior Bank’s Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance selection.November 07, 2012 | The Asian Banker Editor
Japanese banks targeted by phishing scams
Japanese authorities reported that Japan Post Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ are being targeted by phishing attempts via computer virus, with infected PC users rerouted to fake pages that records personal information typed in. All three banks claimed that their respective computer servers have not been affected, with the virus lying within users’ infected machines.
Barnes & Noble suffers credit card data breach
Hackers have breached more than 60 Barnes & Noble stores and downloaded vast amounts of credit card data. Discovery of the data breach occurred in September, with information about the stolen card data kept quiet following a request by the US Justice Department so that the FBI could determine the source behind the attack.
Alior Bank selects Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance
Alior Bank has selected Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance to drive business growth, with the application to serve as a foundation for enhanced customer relationship management, expanded business reporting capability, and supporting the bank’s new virtual bank platform.
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Categories:Data & Analytics, Data Management, Risk & Performance
Keywords:Japan Post Bank, SMBC, BTMU, Alior Bank