The US Department of Justice has charged four members of the Chinese military over the massive 2017 cyber-attack on credit reporting agency Equifax.
Enterprise data management RegTech SteelEye has secured $10 million in growth capital in a round led by the FinTech Strategic Investments team at Eight Roads, the proprietary investment firm backed by Fidelity, alongside existing investor Illuminate Financial.
Technological innovations in financial services (fintech) are increasingly transforming the way financial services are provided. While fintech opens opportunities, it also comes with potential risks.
Canada's government is pushing ahead with a second phase of its open banking review, focusing on security issues surrounding the sharing of financial data with third parties.
The payment card details of more than 30 million Americans, believed to have been stolen in a data breach at convenience store chain Wawa, have been put up for sale on the dark web.
Financial services firms have been hit with a total of $36 billion in fines since the financial crisis for non-compliance with anti-money laundering, know your customer and sanctions regulations around the world.
Australian fintechs have called on the Government and regulatory bodies to bring in new laws to crack down on incumbent banks, who are accused of engaging in anti-competitive practices to inhibit competition in financial services provision.
Tech-focused banks may have weathered the global economic crisis better than their less savvy rivals, suggests a new IMF paper that finds a link between higher IT adoption pre-2008 and fewer loan defaults when the crunch hit.