Bangladesh to sue Manila bank over $81m heist

Bangladesh's central bank will file a lawsuit against a Philippines bank over its role in one of the world's biggest cyber heists two years ago.

Jan 22, 2018

SA's central securities depository in distributed ledger tech drive

Strate will work together with SWIFT and six other central securities depositories to implement the technology in post-trade scenarios.


Regtech spending expected to soar by 2022

Investment in regulatory technology will be dominated by established technology players, says Juniper.

Oct 17, 2017

North Korea likely behind Taiwan Swift cyber heist: BAE

BAE cyber intelligence chief Adrian Nish says he expects the group to continue to target banks.

Oct 16, 2017

Absa, Standard Bank join SWIFT's blockchain initiative

The banks show how distributed ledger technology has the potential to improve real-time Nostro reconciliation.


Hack of Wall Street regulator rattles investors, lawmakers

The breach involved the US SEC's EDGAR filing system, which houses market-moving information with millions of filings.

Jul 7, 2017

Local banks join SWIFT blockchain proof of concept

Four local banks join the SWIFT blockchain initiative, aimed to help banks monitor and manage their international nostro accounts.

Jun 12, 2017

Costs of bank cyber thefts hit SWIFT profit

Dealing with cyber hacks on banks ate into profit last year at the SWIFT messaging system, which moves trillions of dollars each day.

Jun 8, 2017

Executives to increase regulatory tech investments

As financial crime risks evolve, regulatory compliance technology becomes an increasingly important option to compliance executives.


Will Swift and Kotlin change the face of mobile development?

Swift and Kotlin are seen as modern programming languages that bring a host of features and structures the old languages do not support, says Matthew Longden, delivery manager at Entelect.

Apr 18, 2017

Hackers disclose NSA bank transfers monitoring

Hackers release documents and files that cyber security experts said indicated the NSA had accessed the SWIFT interbank messaging system.

Apr 12, 2017

SWIFT introduces tool to spot fraudulent messages

The interbank messaging service hopes its new security tool will restore trust in the system after millions of dollars were stolen in cyber raids.

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