Cyber and data security remain a priority issue for banks. Criminals are constantly searching for creative new ways to obtain money from banks and customers through fraud and cybersecurity vulnerabilities. And as consumers and businesses rely more on electronic devices such as computers, tablets, and smartphones to bank and shop online, vulnerabilities increase. ABA offers resources to help banks prevent, identify, measure and report fraud, and to serve and protect consumers and their financial data.​

See more Cybersecurity, Payments and Fintech Policy resources.​​​​​​​​​​​​​



FBI Releases Private Industry Notification on ATM Jackpotting
On Feb. 26, the FBI released a Private Industry Notification on the increase in jackpotting attacks against standalone ATMs, as well as those located at brick and mortar facilities. 
  • See the PIN for more information, including the full list of potential indicators of jackpotting and recommendations. Members Only
U.S. Secret Service Warns of Increase in ATM Cash Out Attacks 
An alert was released on January 26 to raise awareness of a spike in cash out attacks targeting stand-alone ATMs.
Major CPU Security Flaws: Meltdown and Spectre
Several media outlets have recently reported the discovery of computer processing vulnerabilities, referred to as Spectre and Meltdown, that can result in performance issues as well as unauthorized access to sensitive information including passwords or login files. Read more:



 Key Issues


 ABA Resources


 Consumer Resources


 ABA Out Front


 Training & Events


 ABA Endorsed Solutions


 Industry Resources




Law Enforcement Resources/Alerts


​Questions? Please contact Heather Wyson for more information.