Doubt has been swirling around the potential widespread use of near field communication, or NFC, a technology that links consumers’ mobile phones to merchants’ point-of-sale terminals, enabling instant mobile payments. Apple released the iPhone 5 without an NFC chip, leaving millions of consumers out of the NFC equation.
Call it a frighteningly mixed message. In the last week of January, the al-Qassam Cyber Fighters who had been claiming the Distributed Denial of Service takedowns of some of the nation’s largest financial institutions, turned their sights on credit unions.
At a time when more small businesses are looking for alternatives after being the shown the door by their longtime banks, one Arizona retailer recently went public with its frustrations.
Plaintiffs can use rule to claim discrimination using statistical analysis rather than intent.
Advanced persistent threats are just that: Advanced, persistent and very threatening.
Companies' Small Business Index shows growing optimism about revenues, capital spending and jobs.
A New York-based investment banker said he’s noticed an uptick in his bank and credit union clients selling mortgages to the secondary market, especially when the loans aren’t performing.
Opinions divided on credit unions as targets of denial of service attacks.
A much anticipated gift arrived during the holidays when third quarter data showed credit unions posted their strongest loan performance in history.
Technology writer Robert McGarvey this week looks at what could be most sinister about distributed denial of service attacks.