Beware: 7 most common online financial scams

Europol and the European Banking Federation launch awareness campaign on 7 most common online financial scams. Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), the European Banking Federation and their partners from ... Read More
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Operator of shuttered bitcoin exchange pleaded guilty in defrauding investors charges

The operator of a shuttered bitcoin-denominated exchange pleaded guilty on Monday to federal charges that he defrauded investors and lied to US securities regulators investigating the theft by hackers ... Read More
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Businesses spend $1.5 million on global data protection

Nearly half of global companies are struggling with data protection and privacy issues. Global businesses are having difficulty keeping up with the deluge of new data privacy regulations taking ... Read More

Gold Versus Bitcoin: The Pro-Gold Argument Takes Shape

Sound money advocates who love the concept of cryptocurrencies but don’t want to abandon precious metals have been trying to clarify their thoughts of late. Risk Hedge just helped, ... Read More
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Accountancy giant Deloitte hit by cyber attack

One of the world’s biggest accountancy firms had been targeted by a sophisticated cyber attack that has compromised the confidential emails of some of its blue-chip clients. Deloitte is ... Read More

WannaCry: hackers withdraw £108,000 of bitcoin ransom

Digital wallets linked to ransomware attack that crippled NHS hospitals are cleaned out, as law enforcement tries to track owners More than £108,000 in bitcoin paid by victims of ... Read More

Financial sector breaches skyrocket in 2016

More than 200 million financial services records were breached in 2016, representing a 937% percent increase over the previous year, according to data from IBM. The monetary gains associated ... Read More

How hackers took complete control of a legit Brazilian bank

A Brazilian bank had its entire IT operations taken over by hackers in a ‘stunning compromise’ that saw each of its 36 domains, corporate email and DNS under the ... Read More
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Hotel pays Bitcoin ransom after guests are locked out of rooms

The Romantik Seehotel Jäegerwirt, Jäegerwirt, a luxury hotel in Austria, has gone public with the news that it was recently the victim of an attack during which hackers took ... Read More
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Stolen Yahoo Data Includes Government Employee Information

FBI, CIA, NSA, White House workers among hacking victims Former intelligence officers say leak could aid foreign spies More than 150,000 U.S. government and military employees are among the ... Read More
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