Bitcoin’s adoption keeps breaking boundaries as houses, expensive art, and now university tuition can be paid with the digital currency. As a sign of general acceptance, this must rank pretty high, as universities are places where the newly educated …
New Black Box Cash-Out Attack Seen in Mexico; Black Box Attacks Surge in Europe Criminals in Mexico have added endoscopes to their ATM-attack toolkits, warns cash-machine manufacturer NCR. Pairing endoscopes with “black box” attacks can enable criminals to defeat sensors and instruct an ATM to dispense all of its cash.
Philippe Lepoutre, deputy head of global transaction and payment services and Thierry Olivier, chief…
T he Central Bank of Iran on Sunday published a document on policies related to the operation of fintechs, clarifying its stance about the role of the regulatory body and defining non-bank firms and banks relations among other issues.
The Twitter account has confirmed RBS is suffering some online banking issues right now. Replying to one customer, the @RBS_Help Twitter account posted: “ We’re aware of some issues on our Digital Banking service and are working hard to fix them.
A customer is seen inside the Gourmet Market supermarket in Bangkok, Thailand. The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Bank of Thailand are exploring the possibility of a link between Singapore’s PayNow and Thailand’s PromptPay.
Under a Blockchain-powered system, voters will utilize decision tokens to cast their votes from mobile phones or personal computers.
Mr. Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, and Chairman of Singapore’s financial watchdog, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), has responded to a question pertaining to MAS’s assessments and regulatory intentions regarding cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs).
A prominent Indian economist believes that bitcoin needs to be regulated in India before it will become a legal currency. In a Q&A interview with the Economic Times, Dr S.P. Sharma, chief economist at the PHP Chamber of Commerce and Industry, was questioned on whether he thought bitcoin would be accepted legally in the country. […]