The emergence of fintech startups and new disruptive technologies are changing how banking is being done and the way financial services are being delivered.
Blockchain tech may have become a hit with the fintech community, but its usefulness extends into other industries where record-keeping and transparency are essential, says an IBM exec.
At its core, blockchain is a distributed, shared ledger with strong cryptographic controls, writes IBM Malaysia’s Lee Yu Kit – who expounds on what this all means.
Singapore-based fintech startup goSwiff is looking to cover all the POS bases for merchants, from online to offline transactions, and will be seeking its first public fundraising round.
Ransomware attacks are rising in Malaysia, where businesses have become the prime targets, according to the latest Trend Micro report.
There are parts of the Internet not indexed by Google and other standard search engines, known as the ‘Deep Web,’ and OnionCity aims to help you get there, writes Gabey Goh.
Computer users in many countries are increasingly falling victim to so-called encryption malware – programs that encrypt important data on infected computers and then demand a ransom to decrypt it.
The latest variant of the TorrentLocker ransomware has infected at least 40,000 systems in the last few months, primarily targeting European countries, according to the ESET research team from Canada.
KL-based Neuroware is on a mission to help developers take advantage of blockchain technology, enabling and supporting them as they rebuild financial services across the globe … but that’s just the beginning, Gabey Goh writes.
Kaspersky Lab said that three months after it published its threat forecast for 2014, all three of the ‘end-user forecasts’ it experts had predicted were confirmed.