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Is cryptocurrency safe? Things to be aware of

Cryptocurrencies may be more secure than other types of currency, and riskier in others. Before buying or selling crypto, you’ll want to be aware of potential scams and other pitfalls to look out for.

11 min read

Dr. Anastasia Kotovskaia, LL.M.

Cybersecurity and operational resilience: challenges for the financial sector

Finance expert Dr. Anastasia Kotovskaia discusses the role of corporate IT security, the ongoing threat of cybercrime, and the challenges the industry is currently facing.

11 min read

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What is a Trojan horse virus? (and what to do if your system gets infected)

If undetected, Trojan horse can do quite a bit of damage — they operate in the background, stealing sensitive information and compromising the security of your data.

6 min read

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What is a ransomware attack? How to protect your files

Ransomware is a particularly devious kind of cyber attack that can infect your computer and hold your files hostage. Learn more here about how to defend yourself and your devices.

6 min read

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What is spyware? How to safeguard your devices

Is your online data safe? A certain type of malware known as spyware is specially designed to infiltrate users’ devices and steal sensitive personal information

6 min read

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What is adware? What you need to know to keep your system secure

Fed up with pesky pop-up ads while you’re browsing online? There's a chance that adware is the cause — learn more about this type of malware and how to remove it from your system.

6 min read

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Scareware: What it is and how to protect yourself

Scareware scams can be stressful, costly, and time-consuming. Luckily, there are warning signs that can help you spot scareware hiding in plain sight — read on to learn more.

3 min read

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Vishing — a growing threat

Voice phishing — aka vishing — is on the rise. Learn how to recognize these scams and protect yourself from fraud.

5 min read

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SIM swap scam: is your phone number safe from hackers?

Hackers will try just about anything to get hold of your personal information and money including SIM swapping. Here, we explain what this scam is and how you can safeguard yourself and your phone.

6 min read

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Security risks of public Wi-Fi — and how to protect yourself

Using public Wi-Fi is convenient — but it’s also risky. In this article, learn how to minimize the security risks when using public Wi-Fi and protect your data from hackers.

4 min read

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Job scamming - What N26 does to protect you and how you can protect yourself

N26 has developed transaction monitoring methods that make our mobile bank increasingly secure against fraud. Find out more in this article.

5 min read

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Debit card fraud—what you need to know

Find out how you can protect yourself against debit card fraud.

5 min read

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3 ways scammers are cashing in on the cost of living crisis

Scammers are taking advantage of the turbulent economic climate. Here’s how to avoid the 3 scams tricking people out of billions.

7 min read