How to detect and prevent push payment fraud

Since the onset of Covid-19, financial crime and fraud has continued to rise in number and stature – which criminals riding the great wave of the mass migration online.

Afero to invest in stronger IoT security following $50m Series C

IoT device communication security firm Afero has raised $50m in a Series C funding to double its total raised since inception to $100m.
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Worldpay commits to Featurespace’s £16.5m funding round

Global payments platform Worldpay has taken part in the £16.5m funding round of adaptive behaviour analytic technology company Featurespace.

Three ways the coronavirus could change RegTech

From: RegTech Analyst The COVID-19 pandemic has presented the RegTech community with both challenges and opportunities. It’s easy to see how society has changed over...

Monad to scale security platform following Index Ventures-led Series A

Security data firm Monad has raised $17m from a Series A funding round led by Index Ventures.

Online payment fraud losses to exceed $343bn over next 5 years

Global online payment fraud losses are expected to exceed $343bn over the next five years, according to Juniper Research.

CFTC charges two men for fraud and for violating commodity pool operator requirements

Two men may have to pay a $2.3m fine from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), which is accusing them of fraud and for violating registration and commodity pool operator requirements.

Belgian Interior Ministry reveals two-year long cyberattack of its network

Belgium’s Federal Public Service (FPS) Interior has claimed it has suffered a ‘complex, sophisticated and targeted cyberattack’ to its IT system.

Signifyd closes $100m Series D to fuel fraud protection solution

Signifyd, a provider of fraud protection for e-commerce businesses, has closed a $100m Series D round of funding.

Phishing protector SlashNext scores $26m funding

Phishing protection provider SlashNext has secured $26m from a recent financing round.

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LendingClub reveals the strain of seasonal expenses on US financial health

LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC), the parent company of LendingClub Bank, and PYMNTS Intelligence have partnered to shed light on the financial challenges faced by US consumers.

Robin Smith takes on Chief Revenue Officer role at Praxent

Praxent, a financial services digital consultancy, has expanded its leadership by ushering in Robin Smith as Chief Revenue Officer. Smith, an enthusiast of FinTech and...

ESMA shifts focus: Navigating the digital and green transitions in 2024

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has recently unveiled its work programme for 2024.
This week saw the FinTech sector flounder compared to seven days ago, as the space failed to meet the $1bn mark in deals completed.

FinTech sector drops this week with only 24 deals

This week saw the FinTech sector flounder compared to seven days ago, as the space failed to meet the $1bn mark in deals completed.

SEC reviews Scope 3 emissions in upcoming climate disclosure rules

The U.S. SEC has received feedback against the inclusion of Scope 3 emissions in their proposed climate disclosure rule.

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