Cryptocurrency lender BlockFi confused BTC with USD when paying a promotional bonus, prompting some users to run off with their unexpected windfall.
Patrick Kinoti, Head of Fraud at Safaricom, covers multiple aspects of their strategy for protecting M-PESA customers during a short but effective video.
Commsrisk writer and leading mobile money consultant Joseph Nderitu brought risk into clear focus as he explained the extent to which other businesses now depend on mobile money providers.
It is estimated that cryptocurrency scammers stole USD2.7bn during 2020.
McAfee claimed his phone and Twitter account had been taken over soon after he began promoting cryptocurrencies.
Leaders like Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam are working to align a state-backed digital legal tender with the sanctions-busting capabilities of a distributed ledger for international transfers.
Teenagers and twentysomethings in the UK, Malta and Belgium targeted American sports stars, musicians and influencers.
When a telco that is also a bank appoints a CRO for its banking activities this begs a question about why it does not have a CRO for the rest of its business.
Hackers took control of Telegram, Gmail and Yahoo accounts with the intention of tricking the victim’s business associates.
Our resident mobile money expert looks back at what he has learned during the 13 years since he first launched a mobile money service.