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Bitcoin exchanges buckle under strain of phantom transactions

Denial-of-service attacks prompt withdrawal suspensions, touch off price declines.

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A Complete, Interactive History of Bitcoin

This interactive timeline tells the story of Bitcoin, from its mysterious and anonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto on down the blockchain.

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Financial Threat Landscape in 2013 – Infographic

Symantec has analyzed the most notorious financial threats

HSBC to lend extra to UK home buyers as mortgage approvals hit two-year high

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Bitcoin bug causes massive sell-off

A bug in the bitcoin software that makes it possible to alter transaction details over the network has caused panic-selling among holders of the crypto-currency, sending prices crashing below the $600 mark on Monday morning.

PCI Council Responds to Critics

PCI Council Responds to Critics

The PCI Security Standards Council has no plans to modify its standards for payment card data security in response to high-profile payment card breaches at Target

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The Biggest Skimmers of All: Fake ATMs

This blog has spotlighted some incredibly elaborate and minaturized ATM skimmers, fraud devices that thieves attach to ATMs in a bid to steal card data and PINs. But a skimmer discovered in Brazil last month takes this sort of fraud to another level, using a completely fake ATM designed to be stacked directly on top…

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Why is our payment card data being hijacked? It’s people — not PCI

Guest We've been buying security like we buy car insurance: only spending the bare minimum.

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Barclays employee accused of acting as inside man for £1.25m cyber-heist

A Barclays employee acted as an inside man for a criminal gang which attached a piece of hardware to a computer at the branch where he worked and used it to steal £1.25 million, a court has heard.

So what was learned from Waking Shark II, and will there be a sequel of the franchise into other sectors of the economic and physical infrastructure?

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Waking Shark II results lack bite

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Barclays investigates reported theft of 27,000 customer records

Exposure of Debit Data is Biggest Threat

Card Breaches Pose Greatest Fraud Risk

A new identity fraud study shows that consumers who are victims of a payment card breach are at greater risk of fraud than victims of other types of breaches, says

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Breach Hearings: How Did Security Fail?

Encryption gaps in retail payment card transactions were highlighted at a Congressional hearing called to examine security failures in the aftermath of malware

Why do bank IT systems keep failing?

Why do bank IT systems keep failing?

Lloyds, RBS and NatWest customers have all been locked out of ATMs or unable to use their cards at check-outs. A lack of investment is only compounding the problem