Posts Tagged ‘Security’
Fintechist SEC Cyber Attacks

SEC Is Inadequately Protected Against Cyber Attacks, Report Says

by JP Buntinxon July 29, 2017
In an unsurprising turn of events, the SEC received a stark warning. More specifically,the institution has lackluster cyber attack defenses. That is nothing new under the sun, as financial institutions don’t care too much about protecting against cyber attacks. The US Government Accountability Office warned the SEC to quickly step up their game. Whether or […]
Yandex Browser Financial Data

Yandex Browser Keeps Online Banking and Payments Details Safe

by JP Buntinxon September 15, 2016
Online banking is quickly becoming the new hot trend in fintech these days. Yandex, a leading mobile and internet search provider, is doing things a bit differently, By creating a built-in browser AI, the company will secure details transmitted during this online banking session. An interesting way to prevent data theft, but how does the […]

FutureVault Digital Collaboration

FutureVault Is A Secure Solution That Changes The Way Business Is Conducted

by JP Buntinxon September 9, 2016
Digital collaboration is a new trend that also seems to expand into the world of financial services FutureVault, one of the companies active in this space, lets users digitally deposit, store, and manage important documents. These can range from personal to financial and even legal files. Everything is kept secure thanks to a cloud-based SaaS […]
Cry Ransomware

Bitcoin Ransomware Cry Makes Life Difficult For Security Researchers

by JP Buntinxon September 7, 2016
Ransomware remains a very grave threat to financial service providers and consumers. Criminals are targeting anyone and everyone with their attacks as of late. Cry, a new form of ransomware recently spotted by security researchers, could have a significant impact. The malware disguises itself as a message from the Central Security Treatment Organization. Although this […]

Gatecoin Relaunch Ethereum Reconciliation

Gatecoin Announces Relaunch And Ethereum Reconciliation Plans

by JP Buntinxon August 5, 2016
The Gatecoin cryptocurrency exchange was affected by a hack on May 14, 2016. Ever since that time, the company has taken the platform offline to investigate the matter internally. A total of 250 Bitcoin and 185,000 Ethereum was stolen during this heist. But the company has good news, as the trading platform will be relaunched […]
GreenAddress Blockstream

Bitcoin Wallet Provider GreenAddress Has Been Acquired By Blockstream

by JP Buntinxon July 28, 2016
Another big acquisition took place in the world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency last night. GreenAddress, one of the many Bitcoin wallet software providers, has been acquired by Blockstream., a company known for developing Bitcoin solutions. This new acquisition will strengthen both companies’ efforts to prioritize privacy, convenience, and security. Although not everyone has ever used […]