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FINRA Discusses Cyber-security Threats

December 23, 2018

Social engineering or “phishing” attacks are one of the most common cybersecurity threats firms have discussed with FINRA. Phishing attacks may take a variety of forms, but all of them try to convince the recipient to provide information or take an action. Although some phishing emails are distributed to millions of recipients, other attempts are thoroughly researched and carefully customized to reach one or more selected individuals.

Crypto MidWeek Buzz : Washington Promotes A Bitcoin Fan, Paris deals crypto

December 19, 2018

As 2018 comes to close, a number of analysts expected a “Santa Claus” rally, whereas the crypto market would undergo a positive reversal in the holiday season. Yet, the value of Bitcoin, along with the altcoins it reigns over, has continued to suffer. Amid this market turmoil, this industry’s news cycle has also faltered, with discussion regarding promising product releases and institutional forays becoming a rare sight. Still, there remain many optimists that are hopeful for what’s to come in 2019.

LabCFTC’s Purpose: Get Out of the Ivory Tower

December 17, 2018

LabCFTC is a dedicated CFTC function to engage with new technologies. It will enable the CFTC to be proactive and forward-thinking as FinTech applications continue to develop.