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European Central Bank site hacked

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Crooks have hacked the European Central Bank's website, stealing contact data and demanding a ransom for its return.

New York authorities have charged six people accused of being part of an international criminal gang which used stolen card data to buy thousands of event tickets through eBay-owned StubHub.

ACI Worldwide is to acquire UK-based payment fraud prevention outfit Retail Decisions (ReD) for $205 million in cash.

European authorities say they have dismantled a Romanian-dominated cybercrime network that used a host of tactics to steal more than EUR2 million.

A top US Treasury official has called on the financial services sector to step up its efforts to protect consumer privacy and critical infrastructures from the threat of cyber attacks.

Elliptic, a UK startup behind an insured bitcoin storage service, has raised $2 million in a seed funding round led by Octopus Investments.

 

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