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Phishing
Akamai research finds PayPal security measures utilised in new phishing scam
New research from Akamai has found that a new threat actor is parasitising benign WordPress sites to execute an extensive PayPal phishing scam.
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Fintech
The fintech fraud epidemic: Banks aren’t getting worse, fraudsters are just getting better
Fintech fraud is growing rapidly. As society becomes increasingly reliant on technology, the unfortunate truth of the matter is it also becomes more vulnerable to cybercrime.
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Commerce Systems
PayPal deepens partnership with Google Cloud to support growth
Under this expanded relationship, Google Cloud will provide both infrastructure and analytics capabilities to support PayPal’s growth, helping the company process transactional data at huge scale.
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Phishing
Microsoft, Facebook and PayPal most impersonated brands during phishing attacks
Microsoft has maintained its position as the brand most often found in phishing emails, followed by Facebook and PayPal.
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Payment gateways
PPRO accelerates growth in APAC with new addition to leadership team
"Phua's appointment marks the strategic importance of the Asia Pacific region to the company."
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Phishing
PayPal phishing scam uses 'safety' features to trick people
These scams use safety features to steal victims’ confidential data, and are ‘brandjacking’ trusted names in the industry to conduct their attacks.
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PayPal
Melbourne-headquartered ISV startup secures $US5.5 million in Series A funding round
Bluedot innovation, a location services company, says the funding will allow them to double their headcount in Melbourne and San Francisco.
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Cloud
PayPal teams up with WooCommerce and Xero to deliver online business toolkit
Business in a Box gives small businesses tools to design and manage an online store, accept payments, and get an overview of the business’ cash flow.
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Cloud
Phishing scammers target PayPal in very well crafted attack, Proofpoint finds
Scammers are finding increasingly cunning ways to capitalise on the reach and popularity of the world’s global brands. This time PayPal is the target.
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Mobile Commerce
Aussie businesses & consumers at odds about mobile payment tech
Australian businesses aren't matching customer expectations when it comes to mobile transactions, a new study from PayPal Australia has found.
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IT Automation
Xero and Paypal join forces to speed up payday
"Sometimes it feels like you have to go above and beyond to get your invoices paid,"
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PayPal
Reckon forms tactical partnership with PayPal
Reckon has teamed up with digital payments company PayPal to unlock payment options for SMEs.
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CFO
Kim Dotcom's Mega deal falls through
"The share sale deed entered into between TRS and the Mega shareholders will terminate, and the proposed acquisition of Mega will not proceed."
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CFO
PayPal stops processing Mega payments; NZX listing still on
PayPal has ceased processing payments for Mega, the storage and encryption firm looking to join the New Zealand stock market via a reverse listing.
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Cybersecurity
Massive cyber attack sends eBay into disarray
eBay is asking users to change their passwords because of a cyberattack that compromised a database containing encrypted passwords and other non-financial data.
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Microsoft
Drury drives Xero's US expansion with Microsoft, HP and Paypal stalwarts
Xero Limited has bolstered its Board and US management team with the appointment of a new Board Chairman, adding a further US based Director, and esta
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Cloud
PayPal cuts over 500 jobs
Electronics payment company enforces layoffs as part of an effort to streamline the business.
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PayPal
Tech startups sought for accelerator program
Mentoring, cash and bonuses from Microsoft, PayPal and others available for up to 10 SMBs.
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PayPal
Banking blockade stumps WikiLeaks
Document publishing site struggling for cash as payment facilitators continue to refuse service.
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Gaming
Rumour: Next Xbox 360 dashboard update to add PayPal support
In the wake of the PlayStation Network debacle, a rumoured Xbox 360 dashboard update could see Microsoft offer Xbox LIVE users another payment method.