banks

G7 Finance Ministers Agree Principles For Central Bank Digital Currencies

Finance officials from the G7 endorse 13 public policy principles for central banks and digital currencies, and urge transparency and…

7 months ago

OnlyFans Suspends Decision To Ban Porn Content

U-turn for British tech platform OnlyFans, after it decides not to bow to pressure from banks over sexually explicit material

9 months ago

Banks Stay Away From Facebook’s Libra Over Regulatory Risk

Banks also cite their own competing payment projects and past failed digital wallets as reasons to be sceptical of Libra

3 years ago

Banks Launch Fraud Repayment Scheme

The voluntary refund programme aims to address 'no fault' scams in which customers are tricked into authorising payments, but not…

3 years ago

Android Malware Used To Rob Russian Bank Customers

The Cron hacking gang used malicious apps and software to infect a million Android smartphones

5 years ago

Barclays Fights Fraud With Smartphone Debit Card Controls And Scam Awareness Drive

The UK bank wants to educate people about the risks of cyber crime and fraud

5 years ago

Criminals Drain European Bank Accounts Using SS7 Security Flaw

The attack highlights the need for the telecoms community to address the security problem in SS7

5 years ago

Developer Of Citadel Trojan Faces 10 Year Prison Sentence

Russian developer of banking trojan that stole more than £400m, faces lengthy stint in American jail

5 years ago

Dozens Of Cyber Attacks Against Global Banks Linked To Lazarus Hacker Group

The Lazarus cyber criminal group appears to be behind a spate of custom malware attacks

5 years ago

Bank Consortium Develops Open Source Blockchain Platform

The consortium hopes to create an industry standard for the use of blockchain technology in the financial world

6 years ago

Cyber Criminals Using Odinaff Trojan To Infiltrate Bank Systems

Symantec has discovered a trojan capable of hiding in the networks of financial institutions

6 years ago

IT Life: Martyn Atkinson, Metro Bank

TechWeekEurope speaks to Metro Bank's digital director about his work challenges and how digital wallets are spicing up the banking…

6 years ago

New CMA Measures Will Ensure Banks Exploit Technology

Banks aren’t doing enough to compete for customer’s business, claims CMA report

6 years ago

Mobile Banking Surges As Internet Banking Slows

There's an app for that. Mobile banking surges as BBA warns of a “consumer-led revolution” in personal finance

6 years ago

MasterCard Buys UK FinTech Firm VocaLink For £700m

MasterCard hopes buying BACS and LINK operator will allow it to take a greater interest in mobile payments in the…

6 years ago

Barclaycard bPay Loop Brings Contactless Payments To Watches And Fitness Bands

Barclaycard says £20 bPay loop can turn existing items into contactless payment devices

6 years ago

Infosec 2016: AIB Guards Itself Against Shadow IT With Greater Cloud Visibility

Skyhigh Networks identifies 2,500 cloud services on AIB's network, helping the bank protect itself from data breaches

6 years ago

SWIFT Hack Shows Attackers Penetrating Bank Defenses

ANALYSIS: Using highly specialized malware, online thieves manipulated the international banking system and stole more than $80 million (£55m)

6 years ago

The Future Of Money: Bitcoin, Blockchain And Beyond

Money could be heading the way of Uber, Twitter and Airbnb in ‘cutting out the middleman’ (banks), says Mark Cotter,…

6 years ago

Beware Of Bank Heists For The Digital Age

Kaspersky Lab's Kirill Slavin takes a look at the tactics being used by some of the new generation of tech-savvy…

6 years ago

Dridex Trojan Evolves To Continue Banking System Spree

Dridex redeveloped by its gang, as it continues to loot bank accounts around the world, IBM researchers warn

6 years ago

HSBC Frustrates Customers With Online Banking Outage

Thousands of customers report problems accessing HSBC online accounts

6 years ago

IBM, Linux Foundation And Others Launch Blockchain Consortium

Linux Foundation oversees new Blockchain consortium to develop enterprise grade ledger framework

6 years ago

Are Banks Failing To Keep Customers Safe Online?

Kaspersky Labs survey finds that a third of banks aren’t providing a secure connection for their customer’s transactions

7 years ago

10 Of The Best Money Saving Apps

Spend a penny with our guide to some of the best money saving apps around

7 years ago

Banks, Media Firms Targeted By Cyber Extortionists DD4BC

DD4BC gang threatens businesses with DDoS attack unless they cough up £8,000 worth of Bitcoins

7 years ago

HSBC Suffers IT Glitch On Pay Day

HSBC customers are struggling to get paid following unspecified IT error

7 years ago

Banks Still Wary Of Using Cloud

Cloud survey finds less than half of financial firms lack solidified cloud strategy

7 years ago

$1bn Stolen In World’s Biggest Cyber Heist

Up to $1bn stolen from banks and financial institutions worldwide over the past two years

7 years ago

China Demands Technology Firms Hand Over Source Code

Protectionism or national security? China demands foreign firms hand over source code for inspection

7 years ago