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A recent survey has revealed that UK firms are at increasing risk from crypto-mining attacks, as businesses stockpile virtual currencies without the protection necessary to shield them from...
Cosmos Co-operative Bank in India has fallen victim to a “cash-out” malware attack, with funds being fraudulently withdrawn from ATMs in more than 14,000 transactions across 29 countries, just days...
On August 14, 2018, the UK government disclosed the record of a meeting held between the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the governor of the Bank of England in relation to the financial stability...
Singapore has instructed financial institutions to step up their customer verification processes following a cyberattack on the country’s health database, in which the personal details of 1.5m...
On July 23, 2018, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) released a circular addressed to all financial institutions urging them to enhance their customer verification procedures, via adoption...
On July 19, 2018, the Personal Information Protection Commission launched a public consultation on amendments to the Guidelines on Proper Handling of Specified Personal Information (Business...
Recognising that the existence of a safe and secure cyberspace is of vital importance for the social and economic growth and development of the country, the Ministry of Administration and...
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released a circular that states that all mobile money operators and other affected payment service providers are required to pay a new levy of 0.005 percent on...
UK regulators have told banks and payment companies to improve responses to system failures and cyberattacks, as recent high-profile disruptions at Visa and TSB Bank have prompted concerns about...
On July 5, 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), along with the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Bank of England, published a discussion paper (DP-118) on enhancing the...
On June 25, 2018, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) released a consultation on a risk-based cybersecurity framework and cybersecurity guidelines targeted at deposit money banks (DMB) and payment...
European law enforcement authorities have warned that criminals are “professionalising” card-not-present fraud, after taking action against online networks believed to have stolen more than €8m.
On June 19, 2018, the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) released the second edition of its Singapore Cyber Landscape report for 2017. Against the backdrop of global trends and incidents, the...
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has launched an initiative to ramp up cybersecurity for the banking system in the country.The Cybersecurity Fortification Initiative (CFI) will raise awareness of...
On June 5, 2018, the Financial Superintendence of Colombia (SFC) published two external circulars, 07/2018 and 08/2018, aimed at strengthening the protection of consumers against cybersecurity...
On June 4, 2018, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) published a review of local and international developments on the use of open application programming interfaces (APIs) by the financial sector and their...

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