Ep. 136. Hacks, hacks and more hacks
David, Jason and Simon are joined by special guests Valentina Kristensen and Andra Sonea to discuss this week's news.
In this episode:
We talk hacks, hacks and more hacks as the team take on the fallout from the Deloitte hack, the Equifax boss steps down after their hack, and CBS' Showtime gets hacked with code making user's computers mine cryptocurrency in the background as they watched their favourite shows... Phew!
They also discuss more traditional Fintech Insider news stories including: Starling's latest funding round, Monzo's new integrations and Alipay's latest partnerships, this time in Scandinavia. And finally... a family of raccoons shut down a Toronto bank - you heard it here first.
All that and more on today's show.
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Special Guests: Andra Sonea and Valentina Kristensen.
- Monzo tests in-app energy provider switching feature
- Challenger bank Starling aims to fly with £40m fundraising - Sky News
- W3C Payment Request API is Being Implemented in All Major Browsers | ProgrammableWeb
- Alipay strikes more overseas partnerships - Business Insider
- Aussie banks scrap ATM fees
- Deloitte hit by cyber-attack revealing clients’ secret emails | Business | The Guardian
- CBS's Showtime caught mining crypto-coins in viewers' web browsers • The Register
- Equifax Boss leaves after data breach
- 'Payment by vein' trialled in supermarket
- Boffins take biometric logins to heart
- A family of raccoons has shut down a Toronto bank