Six new Bitcoin teller machines are coming to Toronto. (Image: CAVIRTEX).

Published: August 12th, 2014

Bitcoin could turn Canada’s cities into ‘hubs of digital currency startups’

Thanks to Vitalik Buterin, full time Bitcoin writer and developer, for his contributions to this post. The Canadian Bitcoin community has come far in the past six months. Earlier this year, all that

Published on: November 3rd, 2013 Michael Cayley

Fraudsters steal cash using ATM ‘flash attacks’

Over the last few weeks, criminals have been exploiting weak fraud detection systems used for debit cards with "flash" attacks, where hundreds of withdrawals are made over a very short period of time.Banking

Published on: October 28th, 2010 Jeremy Kirk

Card fraud set to rise and what to do about it

I'm Joaquim Menezes, senior online editor at IT Business. Our guest today is Jas Anand, product and risk strategy manager at Actimize. We've had Jas on this program before. Today he's going to

Published on: September 3rd, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes

Free app will enable cheque deposit via iPhone camera

It wasn't long ago that bank customers judged the quality of their local financial institutions by the sturdiness of their columns and vault doors. That idea is a throwback to an era when

Published on: August 12th, 2009 Mike Elgan

Cybercrooks use card-sniffing malware to hack into ATMs

Diebold has released a security fix for its Opteva automated teller machines after cyber criminals apparently broke into the systems at one or more businesses in Russia and installed malicious software.Diebold learned of

Published on: March 19th, 2009 Robert McMillan

Free tools to ensure you don’t pay too much online

When you think of technology security scams, you think of dangers to your PC more often than dangers to your pocketbook. In this story, we address tools such as the free Amazon PriceWatch

Published on: January 28th, 2009 Andrew Brandt

Soon everyone

It may seem bizarre now, but talking to a computer about your service questions will be par for the course in the near future, an expert says.And this ability will dramatically improve many

Published on: October 14th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Top 10 terrible uses for Windows

After all these years I am willing to admit that Microsoft has won the desktop and server wars. Thanks to VMWare Windows is spreading throughout the datacenter. And, of course, there is only

Published on: July 11th, 2008 Richard Stennon

Canadian company pushing pill dispensing kiosk

A Canadian firm says it can help the healthcare industry cut down prescription errors and improve patient-pharmacist contact by installing automated pill dispensing kiosks at doctors' offices, clinics, drugs stores and hospitals.PharmaTrust, a

Published on: May 7th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Microchips – and common sense – help bust debit fraud

Merchants offering customers Interac Direct Payment (IDP) to facilitate sales can now get computer chip technology machines to help guard against fraud, but industry insiders say using common sense is still the best

Published on: March 14th, 2008 Brian Jackson