Countering the increasing use of ransomware — malware that attacks computers and networks and encrypts files, which criminals then demand payment in order to decrypt — may require action agains... Read More
ATHENS (Reuters) - Hackers have staged cyber-attacks on three Greek banks and demanded a ransom in bitcoins, a virtual monetary unit, to stop their disruption, banking sources said on Monday. <... Read More
Barclays Joins CLS Blockchain Consortium in Search of Swift Alternative
Barclays has become the latest major financial institution to join the foreign exchange-focused blockchain consortium founded by cash settlement system provider CLS Group.
Revealed today, the Londo
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Last spring, a man walked in to Dunston Financial Group in a jubilant mood. He told the firm's founder, Lynn Dunston, that he'd put all of his savings and retirement funds into cryptocurrency, the
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The senior leadership of OCTO3, a Hong Kong based payment solution provider, announced the coming development of HAZZA, the world’s first global unified payment network.
“Our vision for HAZZA is to
China Construction Bank Partners IBM for Blockchain ‘Bancassurance’ Solution
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