A US police force has admitted to falling prey to the notorious bitcoin ransomware Cryptolocker, forking over around $750 in the virtual currency to crooks to get its files decrypted.
Rabobank is preparing a full Netherlands-wide commercial launch of an NFC mobile payments service next year.
Netherlands-based financial services group Rabobank has selected SDX from SuperDerivatives (SD), the global leader for cloud-based real time market data, derivatives technology and valuation services, to boost the efficiency and productivity of its global FX options trading operations.
Having sat on the sidelines for years, banks are finally finding their voice in the mobile monetisation conversation, with several signing up to global trade association MEF, whose chairman, Andrew Bud, recently sat down with Finextra.
Chase has topped Forrester Research's mobile banking rankings, with Spain's la Caixa proving Europe's top dog and HSBC trailing badly at the bottom of the table.
The international arm of Dutch bank Rabobank has signed for HP Autonomy's enterprise content management (ECM) technology to help it meet Dodd-Frank regulatory requirements.
Backed by major banks and telcos, the Amsterdam arm of Startupbootcamp has launched an NFC and contactless offering, inviting young firms to pitch for a place on a three month programme with access to funding, workspace and specialist advice.
ING says that it has fixed a problem with its systems that saw Dutch customers given incorrect balance information online and through their mobiles.
MEF, the global community for mobile content and commerce, has announced the results of its hotly contested 2013 EMEA and Asia Board elections in which 23 candidates representing MEF's diverse mobile ecosystem including banks, device manufacturers, operators and ad networks as well as content, security and legal specialists and service providers, participated.
ABN Amro, ING and Rabobank are joining forces with MasterCard and local telco KPN on a contactless mobiles payments pilot in the Dutch city of Leiden.
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