Cybersecurity firm led by former Facebook exec [redacted] launches with $35m

San Francisco-based cybersecurity startup [redacted] emerged from stealth with $35m in Series B funding.

Cryptocurrency-based crime reached a new high in 2021

A report by Chainalysis has found illicit addresses received $14bn in deposits during 2021, which was almost twice the amount they collected in 2020.

MarketOrders launches blockchain to prevent gold and jewellery fraud

Gold and jewellery marketplace MarketOrders is launching an end-to-end blockchain solution in order to combat inefficiencies and minimise fraud.

NatWest uses Featurespace’s tech to fight financial fraud

Crime prevention software developer Featurespace has been enlisted by NatWest to protect the bank's customers against fraud.

Are workforces globally taking cybersecurity for granted?

While cybersecurity may be occupying a growing space in the attention of workforces worldwide, a recent report by Deloitte has found many workers may be taking their own cyber hygiene for granted.

Cardstream forms an anti-fraud alliance with Gala Technology

White label payments company Cardstream has form a fraud prevention alliance with Gala Technology.

The Malta Financial Services Authority warns of coronavirus scam spike

The authorities in Malta have joined the regulators around the world warning businesses about a rise of coronavirus related scams.

SurePay successfully launches Confirmation of Payee in the UK to help fight financial fraud

Dutch FinTech SurePay has launched its new anti-fraud service in the UK on the back of NatWest naming it as a vendor and partner.

US issues advisory on Russia as cyber tensions heat up

Three US government agencies have issued a joint cybersecurity advisory on Russia as anxieties around a potential invasion of Ukraine by the latter mount.

New North Korean malware targets Indian ATMs to steal card details

North Korean is accused of unleashing malware onto the world that attacks Indian ATMs and uses them to steal credit card details.

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FBI gives disinformation warnings ahead of 2022 midterms

The FBI has warned of potential foreign influence operations that may spread disinformation to impact the results of the 2022 midterm elections in November.

Lending companies shine in this week’s FinTech deals

This past week saw a diverse range of deals closed, lending companies fared particularly well in the highest value deals.

How to ensure compliance with new CMS requirements

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have implemented new electronic communications recording, disclosure and oversight rules. How can you stay compliant? 

Ali secures $25m to offer Brazilians fair credit

Ali, a FinTech that partners with companies to offer financial health solutions for employees, has raises $25m in Series A funding.

Cash management FinTech Jiko bags $40m

Jiko, a cash management FinTech, has raised $40m in Series B funding to empower businesses of all sizes to store their cash in higher yielding spendable T-bills.

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