The National Futures Association (NFA) has reported cyber attacks on their website tonight. As reported earlier on LeapRate, there have been cyber attacks today affecting many popular websites on an internet infrastructure provider that hosts a number of these major websites. NFA relies on this internet infrastructure provider and its website has been affected by this attack.…Read more
Bitcoin trading platform BitQuick, which fell victim to a cyber attack about two weeks ago, has provided an update regarding the status of customer data. The company points to the receipt upload function as the likely source of the exploit. It also discovered that its database was likely leaked, with names, email addresses and phone…Read more
Cybersecurity issues keep affecting the work of financial services companies... Online payment services provider Optimal Payments Plc (LON:OPAY) has just announced that it is investigating possible breaches of customers' personal data. The investigation relates to media reports of a small amount of customers' personal data being in the public domain. It has been alleged that…Read more
Validating matters discussed by LeapRate in recent weeks, ASIC has issued a full report on cyber security, clearly exposing exactly the methods used by hackers that LeapRate highlighted, after ASIC conducted extensive research on the subjectRead more
Inside View: If a hacker accesses an FX brokerage account would you know about it before its too late?
"This is about money leaving the account - looking across all logins into peoples accounts and identifying which accounts have been accessed by hackers and fraudsters. The focus therefore should not just be, as with most payment providers, on sending money into accounts" says Tim Thompson, CEO of NOIRERead more