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Swift urges global banks to ‘pay close attention’ to security after hackers leak ‘NSA’ exploits

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: April 19, 2017 in Industry News

Swift, the global banking platform used to manage money transfers between over 10,000 financial institutions, is urging its users to bulk up security amid revelations the US National Security Agency (NSA) exploited vulnerabilities in Microsoft products to spy on its clients. Last week, a hacking group...

Chinese hackers blackmailing MT4 brokers with DDoS attacks

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: May 26, 2016 in Industry News

LeapRate has learned that a number of both large and small Retail Forex brokers running MT4 have been the subject of successful DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks originating out of China. MetaTrader4The hackers have apparently exploited a vulnerability in MT4, which is difficult to protect because of...