Cyber-crooks behind the notorious Dyre malware have set their sights on customers of 17 Spanish banks, researchers from IBM Security’s X-Force team have warned.
Iran's banks are to be allowed to reconnect to the Swift financial messaging network as part of a deal that sees the country limit its nuclear activity in exchange for an end to economic sanctions.
The Singaporean fintech community has been boosted by new venture investments in local startups enepath and fastacash.
The UK launch of Apple Pay seems to have caught some of the country's biggest banks by surprise with only Nationwide, NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland, Ulster Bank and Santander ready on day one.
Privitar, a UK startup promising to help banks and others make the most of big data while ensuring customer information is kept private, has raised more than $1 million in a seed funding round joined by two former Thomson Reuters CEOs.
A collective of Chicago-based entrepreneurs and investors have opened an incubator for bitcoin- and blockchain-focused startups.
The Swift Institute is offering up a EUR15,000 grant for research into the development of blockchain technology for use in securities markets.
Consumers still trust traditional high street banks more than alternatives such as supermarket banks, challenger banks or technology companies, according to research from MoneySuperMarket.
Consumers looking to switch bank accounts to Halifax can now speed up the process by uploading a photo of their debit card from their smartphone or tablet.
The UK Government has appointed Passion Capital's Eileen Burbidge as a 'special envoy' for fintech, to champion innovation in financial services across the UK and at an international level.
© Finextra Research 2015