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Modern Hacking Tricks (Part 3)

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This is the part 3 of the “Modern Hacking Tricks” article. Read The Part 2. Wound with Wires What about ATMs? Is it possible to hack them? At first glance, no, because they are equipped with security cameras and are connected to a bank via a dedicated armored cable buried deep beneath the asphalt, and the transmission protocol is deliberately resistant … Read the rest of this entry

Less than 1/2 of Merchants Explore Mobile Solutions

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Under 1/2 of merchants explore mobile solutions, according to ‘The 2015 UK Payments Insights’ report. The merchant fears of mobile payments are security, speed of processing and cost. The most popular mobile solutions, and those most likely to be implemented, were contactless and Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE), whereas m-commerce was a distant third. More than 60% of all merchants surveyed are … Read the rest of this entry

Russia: Deutsche Bank is Suspected in Money Laundering

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According to the German media, Deutsche Bank personnel in Russia had been laundering money for Russian clients through complex transactions on the derivatives market. Deutsche Bank has begun an investigation into its Russian branch. “We have placed on leave a small number of individuals from our Moscow operation pending the final results of an internal review. We are committed to … Read the rest of this entry

New York Stock Exchange Adds Bitcoin Price Index

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The New York stock exchange started monitoring of bitcoin value, launching a Bitcoin price index (NYXBT). NYXBT will be published on the NYSE Global Index Feed (GIF) and will represent the daily USD value of one Bitcoin at 4pm (BST). For a limited period it will also be viewable on the NYSE’s website. The Bitcoin price index will use data … Read the rest of this entry

Amazon to Launch Delivery Underground

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Amazon plans to use New York’s subway for its new delivery service Prime Now. Its premium service promising certain “daily essentials and gifts” ordered from the shopping website will arrive within one hour for a $7.99 (£5.12) charge. The company found it was cheaper and faster for workers to get parcels to customers on the subway rather than by road … Read the rest of this entry

Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent sue Alibaba for sale of counterfeit product

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Alibaba has got a lawsuit from luxury companies. Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and other manufacturers claim that Alibaba intentionally allowed the sale of counterfeit luxury product in its website. The suit was filed in the US federal court of Manhattan. Gucci and the other luxury brand companies are asking for the payment of damages and an injunction on the alleged … Read the rest of this entry

Russian Court Lifts Ban on Bitcoin Websites

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The Sverdlovsk Oblast court, Russia has lifted the bans on Bitcoin-related Websites which were blocked in January by authorities. Namely, the court has accepted the appeal of the sites and dismissed the demands of the prosecutor’s office to upheld a the ban. “We achieved two very important things: the unblocking of informational sites and the reversal of the decision that … Read the rest of this entry

Modern Hacking Tricks (Part 2)

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This is the part 2 of the “Modern Hacking Tricks” article. Read The Part 1. Here is another example of “historic” hacking. Everyone has surely seen in the movies how cool guys inserted a device into the ATM, and then some numbers appeared, and in the end they took out a pack of crisp bills. What is it? It turns out … Read the rest of this entry

Modern Hacking Tricks (Part 1)

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Some hackers break program, others – payment systems: without bursting like thieves in broad daylight and without shouting “Hands up!” they operate secretly and cover their tracks. To find such people is very difficult. Do you want to learn how real carders work? Once upon a time, when there had been not a glimpse of internet, people started widely using … Read the rest of this entry

Global Biometrics Market to Increase $68 Billion by 2024

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It is expected that the global biometrics market is expected to increase with a compound annual growth rate of 25.3 percent and cumulative revenue for the 10-year period totaling USD 67.8 billion, according to a study conducted by Tractica. The study forecasts key industries in the biometrics market over the next decade will likely be finance, consumer devices, healthcare, and … Read the rest of this entry