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Nyse network data exposed on unsecured server

29 July 2009  |  3602 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Another day, another example of sloppy security. Wired reports that sensitive information about the New York Stock Exchange's network has been lying around on an unsecured server for about a year. On the server were "directories of files containing logs, server names, IP addresses, lists of hardware, lists of software versions running on t...

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The case of the amazing disappearing bank

24 July 2009  |  2497 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Here at Finextra we often cover clever, tech-driven scams dreamt up by criminals looking to part people from their money. Sometimes though, the simpler a plan the better, as a gang of crooks in Uganda has demonstrated. The group set up a bank, Visa Finance, in the town of Malaba on the Kenyan border. They rented an office and began advertising on...

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From exchange floor to prison yard

14 July 2009  |  3204 views  |  0  |  Recommends 2

You've got to feel for the Madoffs and Stanfords of this world. Federal prison is no country club and you suspect that these well-to-do white collar crooks are in for a bit of a shock when they get th...

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More on the Goldman Sachs code theft case

07 July 2009  |  3372 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Bit of a follow-up to the Goldman Sachs code stealing shenanigans story. Firstly, Reuters reports that Aleynikov posted bail yesterday. Secondly, the mysterious company that offered to triple his ...

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Banking with the enemy

01 July 2009  |  2697 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Interesting, if not entirely surprising, snippet from the strategic innovations in payments systems panel discussion here at EBAday. Lee Fulmer, currently with IBM, revealed that in his previous life...

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Matt WhiteFinextra - London

When digital natives rule the world

01 July 2009  |  2598 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

How banks are going to have to adapt their services to keep digital natives - people who have grown up with the Internet and mobile phones - happy was up for discussion at the strategic innovation in ...

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