banks

uk

Hacker Says He Attempted to Extort UK Bank Lloyds With DDoS

Several outlets reported that a DDoS was responsible for outages of Lloyds' online banking platform earlier this month.
Joseph Cox
1.23.17
banks

How Green Banks Could Save the World

The funding organizations are catching on, and could help both the US economy and the planet.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
11.28.16
russia

Hacker Claims to Take Down Russian Bank Websites on Election Day

Apparently, the hacker’s clients are annoyed at Russia’s alleged interference in the US election.
Joseph Cox
11.8.16
Weed

Colorado Hemp Farmers Are Turning to Bitcoin for Their Banking Woes

The main problem is getting farmers to understand how cryptocurrencies work.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.5.16
Luxury Week

Hackers Are Trying to Hold a Los Angeles Investment Bank to Ransom

The hacker or hackers, who call themselves The Dark Overlord, have targeted WestPark Capital, based in Los Angeles.
Joseph Cox
9.26.16
MARIJUANA

What Is the Legal Pot Industry Doing with All Its Cash?

Federal law makes it tough for cannabis startups to open bank accounts, so companies are getting creative.
Justin O'Connell
6.28.16
short circuit

Here's Why Emoji Can Break Apps

Emoji are all fun and games until they cause software problems.
Yael Grauer
6.20.16
money

How Small Banks Fend Off Hackers

Banks with security teams of just two people have to face up to the same kind of threats as their much larger counterparts.
Joseph Cox
6.13.16
money

It's Bonkers That More Banks Don't Provide APIs

Screen-scraping remains the norm.
Michael Byrne
6.13.16
banks

At Least Half of UK Banks Have 'Insecure' Logins, Research Says

Plenty of UK banks, building societies, and foreign banks operating in the UK still haven't corrected for known vulnerabilities.
Joseph Cox
1.8.16
News

It's Nearly 2016. Why Aren't Banking Apps More Secure?

A survey of 40 iOS banking apps shows developers still have a lot of work to do.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.18.15
money

The Internet Archive's Attempt to Start a New Kind of Credit Union Is Dead

A noble effort, quashed by bureaucracy.
Michael Byrne
11.26.15
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