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The SWIFT Hacks May Accelerate the Transition to Blockchain-based Cross-Border Payments

The SWIFT Hacks May Accelerate the Transition to Blockchain-based Cross-Border Payments

by May 20, 2016 at 1:00 am 2 comments

It has been an interesting news cycle in Fintech. First we had Lending Marketplace Meltdown Week. The takeaway: “all this new fangled stuff is messed up and its time to go back to the tried and the true”. Then we had the news that SWIFT, the venerable cross border paymentRead More

PayPal Said to Be Unaffected in EBay Breach

PayPal Said to Be Unaffected in EBay Breach

by May 21, 2014 at 11:02 am 0 comments

EBay today is asking all users to change their passwords due to a cyberattack that has compromised key data. However, according to eBay, financial information, as well as its mobile payment subsidiary Paypal, remain safe. The fear is that PayPal was compromised in the attack. However, eBay maintained that thereRead More

Bankers Getting ‘Classified’ OCC Briefings on Cybersecurity, Comptroller Reveals

Bankers Getting ‘Classified’ OCC Briefings on Cybersecurity, Comptroller Reveals

by September 18, 2013 at 4:24 pm 0 comments

It’s not just Edward Snowden who is getting classified intelligence. Thomas J. Curry, the Comptroller of the Currency, today disclosed that some bankers, vendors and regulators for the first time are getting “classified briefings” on cybersecurity. Curry broke the news today during a speech on cybersecurity and banking before the ExchequerRead More