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Trading

Charges against two Russia security officials in Yahoo hacking case

Two others named; one of them is on FBI’s most wanted hackers list March 16, 2017: The US Justice Department has announced charges against four people, including two Russian security officials, over hacks that affected millions of Yahoo users. Two of the defendants — Dmitry Dokuchaev and his superior Igor Sushchin — are officers of...
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Defending the UK’s financial trading sector

The government’s intent ‘is for the UK to remain the top choice for European and global bank headquarters’ Nigel Davies October 17, 2016: Over the past decade, the nature of the threats to society has evolved beyond the physical world in which they traditionally operated. State-sponsored cybercrime and organised criminal hacking has become a threat...
Fintech

Yahoo reveals world’s biggest data breach

International Finance Desk
Happened in 2014 and at least 500 million users were affected IFM Correspondent September 23, 2016: Yahoo, the California-based tech giant, on Thursday said personal information of at least 500 million users was stolen in an attack on its accounts in 2014. The attacker was a ‘state-sponsored actor’, and stolen information may include names, e-mail...
Fintech

Asian firms more vulnerable to cyber attacks

International Finance Desk
Security market in Asia is less than 50% of that in US and Canada Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya September 13, 2016: Asian firms are more vulnerable to cyber attacks than their Western counterparts, says a recent report. The findings by Mandiant Consulting, a FireEye company, states that APAC firms are frequently underprepared to identify and respond...
Fintech

Consumer security compromised in favour of user experience?

MYPINPAD announces new campaign to explore how consumers feel about convenience versus security in online commerce August 9, 2016: Recent news reports about increased levels of fraud across the likes of Amazon Prime, Uber, eBay and Vodafone have opened up a debate on whether the digital commerce industry has compromised consumer security in favour of...
Banking

Allied Irish Bank secures cloud use for 15,000 employees with Skyhigh Networks

Skyhigh helps bank identify 2,500 cloud services and secure its IT June 13, 2016: Skyhigh Networks, the leading Cloud Access Security Broker, announced its successful deployment at Allied Irish Bank (AIB), giving the bank even greater ability to monitor and secure cloud adoption across its IT estate. In the wake of high profile data breaches...
Banking

Bank robberies down, attacks on ATMs up

But, the greater threat is posed by developments in technology Peter Taberner March 2, 2015: Research by the European Banking Federation (EBF) has revealed that there continues to be a decline in bank robberies. According to the 22nd edition of their bank robberies report, there were 2,347 heists in 2013. These took place in the...