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Americans have lost a total of $487m through covid-19 related fraud...

Americans lost a total of $487.9m through fraud over the past 18 months in cases related to Covid-19, according to new data from the Federal Trade Commission.

A Texan man charged with over $5m of Covid-19 relief fund...

A man from Texas has been charged under allegations of filing bank loan applications fraudulently seeking over $5m.

Executives plan to increase cybersecurity budgets

New PwC research reveals executives plan to invest more in cybersecurity as the fallout of the pandemic makes hack attacks more likely.

Web application hack attacks jumped by 800% in the first six...

New research reveals that web application attacks increased by 800% between January and June in 2020, compared to the same period in 2019.

Do these 34 FinTech funding rounds suggest Covid-19 influences investment trends?

Fraud-fighting RegTechs and digital payment providers were among the 34 rounds raised by the FinTech industry last week, areas that are becoming more important during the pandemic.

FCA suggests new support to help borrowers affected by Covid-19

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced more ways to support borrowers affected by the pandemic.

FCA lays out proposals to protect insurance clients during Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic has left many people's personal finances in tatters and now the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has proposed ways to protect at least some insurance clients from suffering further.

FCA warns banks against being sloppy when surveilling remote workers

A Financial Conduct Authority executive has warned banks against becoming lenient in how they surveil employees during Covid-19.

Boards are increasingly approving cybersecurity investments due to Covid-19

Most boards are looking to invest more into their digital defences, according to research by Thycotic.

The average size of the top 10 RegTech deals continues to...

The top ten RegTech deals in the third quarter of the year raised $714.5m in aggregate.

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