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Singapore and Israel Fintech Hubs Sign MoU

The Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and the Israeli City TLV association have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to foster greater FinTech co-operation between the two communities. The MOU signed between the non-profit associations aims to bridge the two FinTech ecosystems, through cross border collaboration and initiatives. Concretely, last month the leaders of the two […]

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UK Government Launches National Economic Crime Centre

Home secretary Amber Rudd has launched the National Economic Crime Centre (NECC) The centre is part of the government’s wider crackdown on financial crime. It will be based at the National Crime Agency (NCA) and will oversee the police response to economic crime. The NECC team will include representatives from HMRC, the City Of London […]

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3,000 Dutch Hit By Android Virus Stealing Bank Details

A new Android virus aimed at stealing usernames and passwords for online banking infected some 3,000 Dutch Android devices. The virus was discovered by Slovakian cyber security company ESET. It was spread through various apps in Google Play, RTL Nieuws reports. The virus was hidden in apps called MEX Tools, Clear Android, Cleaner for Android, […]

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Belgium to Hire 200 Cybersecurity Experts

The Center for Cybersecurity Belgium (CCB) wants to hire 200 more cybersecurity experts to tackle cyberthreats in military and communications areas, local media reported on Tuesday. Within recent months, the CCB posted about 30 vacancies, the De Tijd newspaper reported. Belgian Defense Minister Steven Vandeput told the newspaper that the center wanted to hire 200 new employees. The new experts will reportedly work on ensuring security in the fields of communications […]

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GCHQ Cyber Accelerator Chooses Nine Startups

Nine companies chosen to participate in the latest 9-month round of the GCHQ Cyber Accelerator have presented their ideas for cyber security products and services to representatives from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), cyber security industry leaders and Telefonica start-up accelerator Wayra. Some of the ideas presented at the NCSC on 07 December included […]

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