09 October 2015

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Clinton plans HFT tax

8 hours ago  | 0 comments | 1 tweets

Hillary Clinton has vowed to impose a high-frequency trading tax as part of a Wall Street reform package if she becomes president.

Chinese hackers breach LoopPay

08 October 2015  | 0 comments | 8 tweets | 6 linkedin

Hackers affiliated with the Chinese government have breached the computer network of the mobile wallet outfit at the centre of Samsung Pay, according to the New York Times.

JCB to trial palm vein authentication for cardless payments

07 October 2015  | 4 comments | 11 tweets | 18 linkedin

Japanese card scheme JCB is to trial the use of palm vein authentication technology from Fujitsu for cardless purchases at ATMs and merchant terminals.

Hacker slams Danske Bank for alleged security failure

07 October 2015  | 0 comments | 6 tweets | 8 linkedin

Denmark's Danske Bank has been named and shamed by a white hat hacker for allegedly leaking confidential customer data in the form of session cookies on its public website.

MasterCard is rolling out a suite of card security measures for online commerce - from 'pay by selfie' biometrics to SMS-delivered one-time passwords - under the brand Identity Check.

Royal Bank of Canada rolls out conversational biometrics

05 October 2015  | 1 comments | 20 tweets | 27 linkedin

Royal Bank of Canada is to begin recording the voice prints of customers as they dial in to its call centres, eliminating the need for passwords and additional authentication questions to determine client IDs.

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