The Share Centre acquires 15,000 Beaufort Securities accounts BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The Share Centre has acquired 15,000 customer accounts from the administrators of Beaufort Securities. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/uk-world/the-share-centre-acquires-15000-beaufort-securities-accounts-37195734.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/uk-world/article37195733.ece/9fefe/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_7e13308b-1d81-4c22-8820-ee1037be9193_1 Email The Share Centre has acquired 15,000 customer accounts from the administrators of Beaufort Securities. Broker Beaufort Securities was declared insolvent by the Financial Conduct Authority in March, with PwC appointed to handle the administration. The stockbrokers provided services to investors and corporate institutions, with 14,000 clients investing in products ranging from ISAs to pensions. Announcing its interim results on Wednesday, The Share Centre said it had reached a deal with PwC to acquire 15,000 accounts … [Read more...] about The Share Centre acquires 15,000 Beaufort Securities accounts
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Facebook is considering partnering with banks to offer financial services on Facebook Messenger, the Wall Street Journal reports. According to the Journal, Facebook pitched JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, and U.S. Bancorp on allowing Messenger users to view their checking account balances on Facebook, or get alerted to potential fraud activity. In order to do so, banks would have to share customer information with Facebook, including account balances and detailed information about where they are making credit and debit card purchases. Facebook executives have repeatedly emphasized in earnings calls over the last year that they’re interested in exploring ways to facilitate more conversations between businesses and their customers in Messenger. Last year, Wells Fargo began testing a Messenger bot that would allow users to check their account balances and determine where the nearest ATM is. Facebook also has partnerships with other financial services … [Read more...] about Facebook reportedly in talks with major U.S. banks to offer checking account services on Messenger
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 25, 2018--The "Global Critical Infrastructure Protection Market By Component (Security Technologies & Services), By Application (Energy & Power, Transportation Systems, etc), By Region (North America, Europe, etc.), Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2012-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.The global critical infrastructure protection market is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 8% by 2022, on account of growing demand and adoption of advanced security solutions and rising number of cyber-attacks across the globe.Moreover, increasing government focus on development of smart cities, globally; growing implementation of IoT technology and digitalization; and rising adoption of cloud computing are expected to further boost the global critical infrastructure protection market in the coming years.Global Critical Infrastructure Protection Market 2012-2022 discusses the following aspects of critical infrastructure … [Read more...] about Global Critical Infrastructure Protection (Security Technologies & Services) Market 2012-2018 & 2022
Video: Robocall from Google? Hang up. It's a scam.Some Gmail users have been surprised to find spam inexplicably in their Sent folders, with the messages continuing to appear even after users changed their passwords.People have been reporting on Gmail's Help Forum that the spam to unknown contacts appears to have come from their own account, causing concerns that affected accounts had been compromised. However, the mystery spam appearing in Sent folders has also been happening on accounts with two-factor authentication enabled. Many affected users reported the spam email's From field included "via telus.net". "My email account has sent out three spam emails in the past hour to a list of about 10 addresses that I don't recognize," one Gmail user reported. "I changed my password immediately after the first one, but then it happened again two more times. The subject of the emails is weight loss and growth supplements for men advertisements. I have reported them as spam. Please … [Read more...] about Gmail spam mystery: Why have secure accounts started spamming themselves?
When you read about a splashy new software update like Google's fresh-from-the-oven Android 8.0 Oreo release, you tend to hear mostly about the marquee features — the most attention-grabbing elements and refinements you're likely to notice when you get the update on your own device.It's understandable, since those are the things we all see most immediately and directly. Beneath the surface, though, Oreo has some pretty significant stuff going on in the realm of security — stuff that hasn't been widely covered but is as important as anything else to understand.Some of it's fairly technical and much of it's the sort of info you'd probably never encounter if you didn't frequent developer-targeted talks and forums. But all of it affects your phone's ability to keep you safe from theoretical threats — and all of it is worthwhile to be aware of.Here are the high points, translated from mumbo jumbo into practical, plain-English terms.Android 8.0 security point #1: Oreo … [Read more...] about Android 8.0 in-depth: Oreo’s not-so-obvious security enhancements