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Fake job interview dupes Chilean ATM network employee into downloading malware

North Korean hackers tricked a staffer at Chilean interbank network Redbanc into a fake Skype job interview and then duped him into downloading malware onto his work computer, according to local press reports.

Commonwealth Bank settles discrimination claim by blind Australians over touchpad devices

The Commonwealth Bank has settled a discrimination case in the Federal Court launched by two blind Australians over the bank's customer touchpad terminals.

NAB online banking, cards suffer more problems, blames data centre

The National Australia Bank’s online infrastructure has suffered another unexpected wobble just days after Friday’s outage with the institution revealing the earlier glitch was caused by problems in its data centre.

FCA investigates culture at investment bank RBC

The UK financial regulator is investigating the treatment of staff at the London offices of Canadian investment bank RBC Capital Markets, following complaints from dozens of ex-employees.

VIX under investigation for possible market manipulation

On January 14, 2019, it was reported that the Volatility Index (VIX) is under investigation by the SEC and CTFC for possible market manipulation. This is as a response to the Feb 5 Dow Jones Crash that saw billions in losses for investors.

Insurance co. plied bank officials, auto execs with gifts for selling its policies

Email exchanges between ICICI Lombard executives reveal it spent crores funding foreign holidays and expensive gifts for pliable business associates, a practice barred by Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India.

NAB internet and mobile banking back online after five-hour outage

National Australia Bank's internet and mobile banking services have resumed almost five hours after frustrated customers vented their anger when the services became unavailable on Friday afternoon.

How Chinese hackers robbed Rs 130 crore in one of India’s biggest cyber fraud

Chinese fraudsters have reportedly siphoned off about Rs 130 crore (USD 18.6 million) from the Indian arm of Italian company Tecnimont SpA by taking local managers into confidence that the money was required for an acquisition, one of the biggest cyber heists in the country, the Economic Times reported.

HSBC to pay $30 million to settle bond rigging lawsuit in U.S.

HSBC Holdings Plc has agreed to pay $30 million to settle litigation by investors who accused 11 big banks of rigging the roughly $9 trillion government agency bond market from 2009 to 2015.

Court finds ex-RCBC branch manager guilty over Bangladesh bank heist

A Makati court has found former Rizal Commerical Banking Corp. branch manager Maia Santos Deguito guilty of money laundering over the $81-million Bangladesh bank heist.

Multi-billion forex antitrust claims provide New Year bite

Major global banks face further forex wrath as Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan files antitrust claims in London and New York on behalf of investors over the manipulation of the USD 5.3 trillion currency market.

Danske, execs sued by US shareholder

A New York pension fund is suing Danske Bank and four former executives, accusing the bank of lying to investors and boosting its share price while knowingly concealing and allowing rampant money laundering to continue in the bank’s Estonian branch.

 
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