About - Smartcard & Identity News

Smart Card News is an independent International subscription newsletter launched in 1992. The newsletter is considered, by the industry, to be the definitive source for information on all aspects of the Smart Card industry. The highly successful daily on-line news service was launched in 1999 and is free to subscribers to the newsletter. Smart Card News covers all the latest industry news on the new technological advances, security, new products, product launches, contracts won and lost, personnel changes, with opinion pieces and technical tutorials from the industry's leading experts.

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Tel: 01903 723 548

Email: info@smartcard.co.uk

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17/01/2019 Headlines

Mining Bitcoin Takes More Energy than Extracting Gold or Platinum

Digital currencies, as in so-called cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, may represent the future of our monetary system, but so far, they've been terrib.....Read More

$1M in Crypto Disappears after SIM Swapping by US Hacker

California authorities have indicted New York citizen on 21 felony charges of cryptocurrency hacks, including the theft of $1 million in virtual coins. The defe.....Read More

Biometric Tech Used by Banks Leads to Rise in Money Mules

The use by banks of biometrics (fingerprint identification) to verify account holders has brought greater security to minimise identity theft and impersonation,.....Read More

Cyber Attacks on Major Banks have DOUBLED in a Year Due to Mistakes by 'Overconfident' Bankers

Technology disasters at banks and finance firms have more than doubled amid an unprecedented wave of cybercrime, the City watchdog has warned.

Overconfid.....Read More

Eight Arrested Following Takedown of Multi-Million Dollar Online Ad Fraud

A giant ad-fraud campaign that resulted in losses of tens of millions of dollars to companies has been taken down. According to a report by Google and cybersecu.....Read More

Sirin to Ship its First Blockchain-enabled Smartphone

Swiss-based Sirin Labs plans to ship its first blockchain-enabled smartphone on Thursday; the device will give users a secure method to access cryptocurrency ex.....Read More


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