Cybercrime is rife in Latin America but is often overlooked study finds

Drug cartels, political corruption, economic struggles and internet censorship are all factors that have contributed to making Latin America a hotbed for cybercrime, according to a new report.

77% physical security systems are in desperate need of an update

European IT executives are worried about the physical security of their systems, according to a new survey.

Five African nations placed on the FATF’s grey list because their weak money laundering...

The Financial Action Task Force (FATC) has placed Botswana, Ghana, Mauritius, Uganda and Zimbabwe on their grey list, meaning they need to do more to tackle money laundering and terrorism financing.

Just half of cloud vulnerabilities are a risk

Only half of the vulnerabilities in cloud containers actually pose a threat, despite this, vast resources are being deployed to fix them.

Money launderer ordered to pay back £1.24m in dirty cash

The Crown Prosecution Service has ordered convicted money launderer Thomas ‘Tommy’ Adams to repay more than £1,24m for his part on a money laundering network.

LANDRY et associés acquires e-commerce security platform NexuWeb

LANDRY et associés, a risk and performance consultant, has acquired e-commerce security and development solution NexuWeb.

Plum reveals five million customer target in new interview

Finance app Plum is bullish about its ability to attract five million people to its services.

Before you worry about new PRIIP rule changes you should ensure you’re up to...

The EU might be gearing up to change some of the rules regulating retail and insurance-based investment products (PRIIP), but MirrorWeb warns that financial firms should worry more about the rules already in place.

Revolut signs deal with LegalTech startup Sparqa Legal

Hot on the heels of announcing its new $5.5bn valuation, Revolut is now aiming to take a bite out of the legal services market with a new deal.

Featurespace to improve fraud prevention at Enfuce

Financial crime risk management platform Featurespace will help Enfuce, a payments and open banking solution developer, with its fraud prevention capabilities.

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Aventus collects £2.6m in its funding round to help scale operations

Aventus, a B2B digital insurance platform, has collected £2.6m in its funding round which will be used to scale up the business.

No, the ECB won’t change its monetary policies because of the coronavirus

A top European Central Bank (ECB) executive has shot down the idea that there is a need to take monetary policy actions because of the coronavirus.

Barclays executives cleared of fraud charges

Three former Barclays executives accused of misconduct during the 2008 financial crises have been acquitted of funnelling £322m in secret fees to Qatar in return for rescue financing during the credit crisis.

The European Central Bank seeks advice on new payments statistics regulation

The European Central Bank (ECB) has issued a public consultation regarding its new regulation on payments statistics.

The number of FinTech deals under $1m in Sweden has more than halved since...

The Swedish FinTech market has shown signs of maturity between 2015 and 2019, most noticeably in the decreased frequency of deals valued under $1m...