Cyber attacks on major banks have DOUBLED in a year

Cyber attacks on major banks have DOUBLED in a year due to mistakes by ‘overconfident’ bankers, warns City watchdog Financial Conduct Authority said bankers making errors in computer updates Many banking firms unprepared for hacking attacks – putting customers at risk  British lenders suffered wave of online failures and hacks over the past few years Technology disasters at banks and […]

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ATM spitting out $100 bills causes chaos

Christmas came early for some lucky cash-grabbers when a malfunctioning ATM started spitting out $100 bills instead of twenties in Texas, according to reports. The broken Bank of America ATM in northern Harris County caused a two-hour frenzy after a man posted on social media about accidentally receiving a Benjamin when he withdrew cash around 11 p.m. Sunday, Click2Houston reported. […]

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Banks investigated over IT failures which leave customers locked out of accounts without cash

The Treasury Committee has launched the probe after a string of meltdowns at high street banks have left customers without access to their cash. Earlier this year, millions of TSB customers were left without funds after a disasterous IT upgrade, while others were unable to pay for goods when the Visa network crashed. Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland and HSBC […]

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Nobody wants Facebook’s ‘help’ with their bank accounts

Apparently figuring its reputation isn’t bad enough, Facebook has been asking banks to share customer data — including bank balances and recent purchases. Enough, already. Over the past year, the social-media giant has asked JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup and US Bancorp, as well as Google and Amazon, to discuss a feature that would show users their checking-account balances, The […]

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Alissa Violet FaZe Banks Arrested with Clout Gang Crossing Italian Border

Things have been relatively quiet on the #CloutGang front. No one in the crew has stirred up enough drama to make headlines in months (which we totally appreciate, BTW). But that all came to a crashing halt hours ago, as the social media stars were held at a police station after “getting arrested” in Italy. On August 6, FaZe Banks […]

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MPs say Arron Banks may have used foreign money to fund Leave campaign

MPs say self-styled ‘bad boy of Brexit’ Arron Banks may have used foreign money to fund Leave campaign The businessman Mr Banks gave £8.4million to the Leave campaign in 2016 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee says not clear how he got money Committee said Mr Banks ‘failed to satisfy’ them that donations came from UK  The self-styled ‘bad boy […]

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Arron Banks says claims he broke the law have ‘no credibility’

‘I’m not an evil genius who controls democracy’: Millionaire Brexit funder Arron Banks slams claims he broke the law to win the referendum and says MPs have a ‘vested interest’ in trying to discredit the vote Brexit backers Andy Wigmore and Arron Banks grilled by select committee   Banks accused pro Remain MPs of having a vendetta against Brexit campaign   Ties with Russia – […]

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