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Launched by Russian hackers project Blix create is taking hacking -- your level of us here is sitting countless other big banks.
Have been victims of cyber attacks and you're money actually could be at risk.
But -- where helps companies prevent such problems by working with major banks and stock exchanges around the world to help protect your assets.
-- her -- of the security solutions vice president -- -- -- and he joins us now.
You -- we were hearing about these attacks earlier this year especially on the web sites at various banks here in the US and elsewhere and they were trying to.
Can bring out the web -- to sort of slow commerce or -- -- causing convenience now this is a totally different situation where you have Russian hackers that are actually stealing money right.
Yes and good afternoon I'm -- and Lori thanks for having us on board excellent thank you -- that.
-- the the new attacks appear to be focused on actually the same time confidentiality.
As we are continuing to have a very massive up -- in availability -- -- is what we call them attacks on the web sites.
And it's not altogether clear that these availability attacks aren't somewhat promulgating some more -- -- -- focus item.
And I understand McAfee put together huge report on this that a lot of people are looking at.
-- documenting what has happened so far roughly five million dollars has already been stolen is that your understanding.
-- -- if he's been reporting on that and has been a few other reports that have been out there is that and we're led to believe that is a pretty good bonafide numbers.
However either these other operations are going on the same time and we see massive uptake here in the last half of the year and that looks like point thirteen won't slow.
On any time yet so how to work is that kind of and -- -- they need your help they prey on victims by getting them to people like in so many scams give away personal information right.
His cyber attacks in particular.
Crayons human behavior at the end of the gaming manifest itself through cyber -- -- So what -- -- year.
Is a call for in an operation called operation problem deal.
-- an ideological base attack against the US banking operations in this case it looks like some people are making may be personal financial gain.
But in other cases they're looking at what they considered to be the fundamental root of the problem of the western culture which is making money.
But but let me stop you for things were running out of time if I'm a customer what does it look like to me I mean how to write protect myself what is it that I'm looking for.
You looking to protect your personal private information trying to be -- what you do when you're -- also asking a lot for New York.
Your banking operation he should be able to assess yourself.
-- the next you believe your bank has had done many of the good things that are out there there's you're either in the news -- the -- in the news.
-- -- not in the news from a financial perspective that's good news story.
But isn't my understanding is that you didn't email that says you know can we need to update your password that sort of thing I mean that's how in the past -- have worked through -- and others and it tricks -- -- -- Giving your personal information are giving your -- -- -- a hacker -- access to your bank account.
I mean obviously you don't wanna answer you know any questions -- you know you're on a secure site -- you wanna call your bank directly.
Other advice that I've heard is that.
You want to check your bank balance everyday and make sure that every you know while this is going honored during this period that that all the transactions makes sense and it is what you think it is that in my cracked in.
-- you correct -- -- Lynne -- the end the idea here -- prudent good sense to date to not do something different online if you would do in the grocery store ranks he wouldn't be giving people.
Carte -- information at a grocery store.
You won't be doing this stuff online than many people do and -- -- social behavior problems social Internet thing that really causes the -- some of these.
He's written we have grad where really take a lot of precautions to try to have technical solutions around the candidates a social problem.
OK Carl -- thanks so much for coming on -- information if you very much today.
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