Wednesday, 19 September 2007

TD Ameritrade compromised

Source: The Register

Online brokerage, TD Ameritrate, has suffered a security compromise resulting in the installation of a backdoor and major leakage of private client data. Sophos reports the unsurprising news that Ameritrade customers are being targeted in phishing attacks.

1 comment:

The Famous Brett Watson said...

vnunet reports that Ameritrade was warned about spam sent to tagged email addresses in early 2006, suggesting that this back door has been around since late 2005!