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23 JANUARY 2018
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Friday, 19 January 2018

Spectre and Meltdown problems persist
Patches to resolve processor vulnerabilities cause new problems
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Banks must change data policies post-Equifax

The Equifax data breach is in a class of its own. It compromised the personal data of 145 million people, equivalent to half the US population. The seriousness is exacerbated by the breadth of information stolen including names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, some driver’s licence numbers and 209,000 credit card numbers.

Why does Equifax hold so much data?
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News - Cards and PaymentsThursday, 18 January 2018

Businesses urged to stop capturing payment card data
Cybercriminals increasingly targeting retail card data Read more ...

article thumbnail News - CybercrimeTuesday, 16 January 2018

Global cyberattacks surge by 100% in two years
Bots now make up 90% of activity on some retail sites Read more ...

article thumbnail News - ResearchMonday, 15 January 2018

Corporate fraud hits 15-year high
Fraud in financial sector increases dramatically Read more ...

News - RegulationThursday, 11 January 2018

FINRA sets out priorities as Citgroup fined again!
Earlier US$70m fine from OCC for failing to follow its checklist
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News - RegulationThursday, 11 January 2018

PwC banned from India
Sanction for failures in Satyam case Read more ...

News - RegulationThursday, 11 January 2018

Citigroup pays US$11.5m to settle share mis-information case
Inaccuracies due to glitches in electronic data feed
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News - CybercrimeWednesday, 10 January 2018

Carphone Warehouse fined 400,000 for data breach
Post May’s GDPR implementation, it could have been £400m

Carphone Warehouse has been fined a joint-record £400,000 by the UK’s data watchdog, after “rudimentary” security failures allowed hackers to access the personal data of more than 3m customers in 2015. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - CybercrimeWednesday, 10 January 2018

Equifax hack prompts US bill to impose heavy data breach fines

Proposal before the Senate today

Two top Senate Democrats are seeking broad new powers for the US government to impose heavy fines on credit bureaus - namely Equifax, Experian and Transunion if they suffer major cyber attacks. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - Money launderingWednesday, 10 January 2018

32% would apply for a job as a money mule
Bank’s fake ad convinces job hunters to apply Read more ...

News - RegulationTuesday, 09 January 2018

Western Union fined for compliance failures
Regulator issues penalty for failures over eight-year period Read more ...

News - Cards and Payments
Businesses urged to stop capturing payment card data
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 18 January 2018

News - Cybercrime
Global cyberattacks surge by 100% in two years
Maxine Wernick - Tuesday, 16 January 2018

News - Research
Business fraud hits 15-year high
Maxine Wernick - Monday, 15 January 2018

News - Regulation
FINRA sets out priorities as Citgroup fined again!
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 11 January 2018

News - Regulation
PwC banned from India
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 11 January 2018

News - Regulation
Citigroup pays US$11.5m to settle share mis-information case
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 11 January 2018

News - Cybercrime
Carphone Warehouse fined 400,000 for data breach
Administrator - Wednesday, 10 January 2018

News - Cybercrime
Equifax hack prompts US bill to impose heavy data breach fines
Administrator - Wednesday, 10 January 2018

News - Money laundering
32% apply for a job as a money mule
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 10 January 2018

News - Regulation
Western Union fined for compliance failures
Maxine Wernick - Tuesday, 09 January 2018

News - Court cases
Threat to close online casinos
Maxine Wernick - Monday, 08 January 2018

News - Regulation
New FCA chair named
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 05 January 2018

News - Court cases
Big Four auditor found negligent in US$2bn fraud
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 04 January 2018

News - Regulation
Seismic changes as MiFID II arrives
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 03 January 2018

News - Regulation
Lawyer emerges as favourite to chair FCA
Maxine Wernick - Tuesday, 02 January 2018

News - Regulation
GDPR golden nugget Today: How online retailers will be affected
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 29 December 2017

News - Regulation
GDPR golden nugget Today: A data compliance checklist
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 28 December 2017

News - Regulation
GDPR golden nugget Today: The data compliance implications
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 27 December 2017

News - Cybercrime
Law firms vulnerable to spoof emails
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 27 December 2017

News - Money laundering
159 arrests in global action week against money muling
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 29 November 2017

News - Compliance
Big Data is transforming our compliance – Credit Suisse
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 01 December 2017

News - Investigations
Australia to investigate bank misbehaviour
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 30 November 2017

News - Compliance
Regulatory change is biggest compliance challenge
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 24 November 2017

News - Investigations
Philippines bank officials suspended over US$35m fraud
Maxine Wernick - Tuesday, 05 December 2017

News - Data security
Banks forced to reveal more details on security incidents
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 13 December 2017

News - Research
The top 10 fraud stories of 2017
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 22 December 2017

News - Cards and Payments
EC sets bank deadline for delayed PSD2 standards
Maxine Wernick - Tuesday, 28 November 2017

News - Court cases
Only 10% of EU suspicious transaction reports are investigated
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 20 December 2017

News - Cybercrime
Major banks adopt ‘isolation’ web browsing
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 13 December 2017

News - Bribery and corruption
Lack of international co-operation hinders anti-corruption efforts
Administrator - Tuesday, 12 December 2017

News - Court cases
US bank freezes US$22bn in Kazakhstan assets
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 21 December 2017

News - Investigations
Nigeria sues JP Morgan for laundering losses
Maxine Wernick - Monday, 18 December 2017

News - Regulation
GDPR golden nugget Today: How online retailers will be affected
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 29 December 2017

News - Compliance
Currencycloud names new compliance and MLRO boss
Maxine Wernick - Monday, 27 November 2017

News - Cybercrime
Law firms vulnerable to spoof emails
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 27 December 2017

News - Bribery and corruption
Ghana gets special prosecutor to fight corruption
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 07 December 2017

News - Investigations
Individual prosecutions ‘must accompany’ DPAs
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 15 December 2017

News - Cybercrime
Cryptocurrency exchange files for bankruptcy
Maxine Wernick - Tuesday, 19 December 2017

News - Regulation
FINRA sets out priorities as Citgroup fined again!
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 11 January 2018

News - Cards and PaymentsThursday, 18 January 2018

Businesses urged to stop capturing payment card data
Cybercriminals increasingly targeting retail card data Read more ...

article thumbnail News - CybercrimeTuesday, 16 January 2018

Global cyberattacks surge by 100% in two years
Bots now make up 90% of activity on some retail sites Read more ...

article thumbnail News - ResearchMonday, 15 January 2018

Corporate fraud hits 15-year high
Fraud in financial sector increases dramatically Read more ...

News - RegulationThursday, 11 January 2018

FINRA sets out priorities as Citgroup fined again!
Earlier US$70m fine from OCC for failing to follow its checklist
Read more ...

News - RegulationThursday, 11 January 2018

PwC banned from India
Sanction for failures in Satyam case Read more ...

 
     
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