20 September 2014

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US retail chain Home Depot says that 56 million payment cards are at risk following a malware-laden cyber-attack on eftpos tills across its stores in the US and Canada.

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Finextra expands into North America

19 September 2014  |  0

Just as fintech steps from the shadows into the mainstream, Finextra is establishing a local North American editorial presence.

Rabobank is tapping Vasco Data Security technology for a new security system that authenticates online customers through high definition QR codes.

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MasterCard envisions biometric future

18 September 2014  |  0

MasterCard is claiming a 98% success rate for pilot trials of a biometric verification system combining both voice and facial recognition.

The New York Attorney General's office has charged five individuals, including three bank tellers, with running an identity-theft ring that stole $850,000 from some of New York's biggest banks over a four-year period.

Nigerian police are on the hunt for an IT staffer at Skye Bank who hacked into the bank's systems and transferred $40 million to a raft of bogus accounts before going on the run.

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