City watchdog warns social media over investment offers | Financial Conduct Authority- Tempemail

The City regulator has warned social media sites it may take action if they continue to promote risky and sometimes fraudulent investments to often inexperienced consumers. The Financial Conduct Authority is concerned about the growing influence that sites such as YouTube, Instagram and TikTok are having on a new breed Continue Reading

Financial Cyberthreats in 2020 | Securelist- Tempemail

2020 was challenging for everyone: companies, regulators, individuals. Due to the limitations imposed by the epidemiological situation, particular categories of users and businesses were increasingly targeted by cybercriminals. While we were adjusting to remote work and the rest of the new conditions, so were scammers. As a result, 2020 was extremely Continue Reading

Who uses social media for financial advice? Lots of people, actually | Money- Tempemail

This week GameStop, an American video game retailer, became the most traded security in the world thanks to Reddit users. Specifically, thanks to the now more than 5 million users who make up r/WallStreetBets. The Redditors are currently in a head-to-head war with hedge funds over who has the right Continue Reading

5 Learnings From A Conversation With OP Financial Group’s CISO And @mrtuxracer- Tempemail

On 20 January, Tempemail’s CEO, Marten Mickos, sat down for a chat with European hacker, Julien Ahrens a.k.a @mrtuxracer, and Teemu Ylhäisi, CISO at OP Financial Group.  Teemu Ylhäisi, CISO at OP Financial Group.  OP Financial Group is one of the largest financial institutions in Finland. The group offers retail Continue Reading

Millennial Money: 3 vague financial resolutions to avoid Resolutions Money most goal Resolutions- Tempemail

As we close out 2020 and enter 2021, most of us are anxiously awaiting a happier year ahead. Traditionally, we mark the fresh calendar year with New Year’s resolutions to keep us hopeful and motivated — particularly when it comes to our finances. If all goes well, by this time Continue Reading

How COVID-19 is Shaping Financial Inclusion – Tempemail

The COVID-19 pandemic had forced companies and individuals to rapidly adapt to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) to remedy the unprecedented socioeconomic challenges faced by consumers. A key facet of 4IR is a shift towards digitisation, and the vulnerable communities across the globe find themselves trailing even further behind in Continue Reading

Cyberthreats to financial organizations in 2021- Tempemail

A look back on the year 2020 and what to expect in 2021 By GReAT on November 30, 2020. 10:00 am It is hard to believe that a year has gone since our last article on financial attacks and our predictions for 2020. It has been a tough one, but Continue Reading

M-Pesa Becomes First African FinTech to Join United for Wildlife Financial Taskforce – Tempemail

M-Pesa has revealed that it is the first mobile money provider in Africa to join the Financial Taskforce established by United for Wildlife, a coalition of charities that works to tackle the illegal wildlife trade. The M-Pesa mobile money system has become Africa’s most popular financial services provider and the Continue Reading

APT ‘Hackers For Hire’ Target Financial, Entertainment Firms – Tempemail

A hackers-for-hire operation has been discovered using a strain of previously undocumented malware to target South Asian financial institutions and global entertainment companies. Dubbed “CostaRicto” by Blackberry researchers, the campaign appears to be the handiwork of APT mercenaries who possess bespoke malware tooling and complex VPN proxy and SSH tunneling Continue Reading

Watch Out! New Android Banking Trojan Steals From 112 Financial Apps – Tempemail

Four months after security researchers uncovered a “Tetrade” of four Brazilian banking Trojans targeting financial institutions in Brazil, Latin America, and Europe, new findings show that the criminals behind the operation have expanded their tactics to infect mobile devices with spyware. According to Kaspersky’s Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT), Continue Reading