Howard Altman covers the military and national security for the Tampa Bay Times. He has won more than 50 journalism awards and his work has appeared in the New York Times, Daily Beast, Philadelphia magazine, the Philadelphia Inquirer, New York Observer, Newsday and many other publications around the world.
Mining bitcoin and the like demands more and more power for juggernaut computers. And gives central governments leverage over decentralized currencies.
Is a stable, centralized cryptocurrency the ultimate impossibility? Enter three Ivy League dreamers ready to tilt at this digital-age windmill.
Identity fraud hit record levels in 2017. But with dollar amounts flat, thieves are working a new angle stolen straight from a horror flick.
From state-backed hackers to call-center cracks, the threats have multiplied in sophistication and number. But smart banks can fight back.
The 1970 legislation predates cybercrime and organized foreign hackers. But calls for a BSA facelift are gathering bipartisan support.
The Secret Service is warning banks of a new ATM hack that’s hit the U.S. Here’s how to fight the forms of fraud aimed at teller machines.