Hackers Are Using Leaked NSA Tools To Target Networks

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The UPnProxy vulnerability that was used more than a year ago as a National Security Agency (NSA) hacking tool is still going unpatched by hundreds of thousands of computers. Security & Fraud hacking tools News NSA routers security & fraud What's Hot

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CoverWallet Expands SMB InsurTech Tool To Brokers

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Its platform allows users to quickly benchmark average insurance premiums that small businesses pay based on location size and industry, a useful tool to third-party brokers that have traditionally relied on paper-based and manual processes to provide quotes to their SMBs.

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Barclays Offers Small Firms Mobile eInvoicing Tool

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8) said Barclays now allows small and medium-sized businesses to access a mobile eInvoicing tool, including invoice generation and submission. Barclays is rolling out an electronic invoicing solution for its U.K. small business customers. Reports in Verdict on Thursday (Nov.

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6 Best Recruiting Tools Of 2018 [Infographic]

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According to SourceCon’s State Of Sourcing Survey, increased hiring volume coupled with stagnant recruiter headcount means the most important trend to learn and understand for recruiters are tools and technology. Recruiting tool #1: AI for screening.

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How Workforce Tools Keep Productions On Track

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These companies are now using workforce spend management tools like corporate cards and reconciliation services to ensure both deadlines and client expectations are met. Spend Tools To Meet Tight Deadlines. As the old show-business saying goes, “The show must go on.”

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Pinterest Unveils Promoted Video Tool

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Advancing its advertising efforts, Pinterest said that it plans to offer a promoted video tool, which allows marketers to gain more real estate than the platform’s typical grid-style layout, TechCrunch reported. Beyond the video tool, Pinterest also said it hired Mike Chuthakieo for the role of industry sales lead and Tina Pukonen for the role of entertainment strategist. The news comes as Pinterest is expanding its Shopping Ads tool to reach hundreds of marketers and advertisers.

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Bloomberg, Shell Design Treasury Tool To Centralize FX Management

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The tool interconnects Shell’s central treasury office to its 718 operating units to manage foreign exchange (FX) risk and volatility with its more than 200 bank partners.

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Rydoo Integrates T&E Tools Into Uber

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Rydoo, the mobile T&E app resulting from a collaboration between Sodexo, Xpenditure and iAlbatros, is integrating its expense management capabilities with Uber. A press release Monday (Sept. 10) said Rydoo is linking into Uber for Business to streamline corporate travelers’ reimbursement and expense reporting processes. Rydoo is focused on meeting our customers’ expectations by offering global solutions,” said Rydoo CEO Sébastien Marchon in a statement. “At

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Chime, Common Cents Launch New Consumer Tool

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Today , Duke University’s financial research lab, Common Cents, partnered with Chime to launch a new tool, BankFeeFinder.com, to help consumers discover hidden bank fees. The new tool seeks to help make consumers aware of their finances so that they can get a better sense of where their money is going. Common Cents’ founder and behavioral economics professor, Dan Ariely, commented on this new tool launch and shared what the research lab hopes to accomplish in today’s release.

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Upgrading The Sharing Economy With Disbursement Tools

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For the millions of American households that remained on the “nice” list during 2017, the holiday season often meant receiving mounds of new gifts. But sometimes staying on the “nice” list means receiving holiday gifts that are well-meaning, but miss the mark.

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R3 Puts Blockchain KYC Tool To The Test With French Treasurers

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Patent and Trademark Office, one of which was related to a blockchain tool to streamline KYC processes. Blockchain company R3 is putting its Know Your Customer (KYC) solution to the test with dozens of French companies and corporate treasurers, according to BTC Manager reports Wednesday (Dec.

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How Digital Disbursements Tools Are Changing Low-Dollar Lending

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Using Digital Tools To Improve Financial Health. As Americans increasingly turn to their mobile devices to instantly pay through peer-to-peer (P2P) services like Venmo and Zelle, the act of writing a check or heading to the ATM for quick cash is becoming a thing of the past.

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Amazon’s New eCommerce Tool to Boost Sellers

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Retail Amazon ecommerce ecommerce tool OverGrowth sellersAs more consumer buying patterns shift to the online world, retailers are also zeroing in on eCommerce. Through the use of combined in-store and eCommerce strategies, many retailers are staying afloat. However, that doesn’t mean the strictly online selling world doesn’t come encounter struggles. A new company looking to make a dent in the eCommerce landscape and alleviate online sellers’ woes is Amazon seller software OverGrowth.

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Plastiq Lands Funding For Tool Broadening SMBs’ Use Of Cards

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The tool also helps companies pay bills that typically aren’t paid via cards, such as rental payments. FinTech startup Plastiq has announced a $27 million venture capital funding round for its solution that lets businesses and consumers make payments with their payment cards, regardless of if cards are accepted. Investors at Kleiner Perkins led the Series C funding round, according to a press release issued by Plastiq on Monday (Nov. 19), while DST Global also participated.

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Hireology, BambooHR Combine Small Business HR Tools

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Two small business software providers are integrating their solutions to streamline the process of hiring and managing employees. In an announcement Monday (Aug. 27), hiring and talent management solutions provider Hireology said it struck a partnership with BambooHR, a human resources firm for SMBs. Together, their solutions will help small businesses manage hiring new talent and the maintenance of those new hires without manual data entry between the two platforms.

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Revolut Rolls Out Its Savings Tool, Vaults

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British challenger bank Revolut is rolling out a new savings tool, which will allow app users to save their spare change, the bank announced today.

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Visa ‘Hackathon’ Produces A Digital Payment Tool For Small Businesses

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The 65 local app developers, business owners and entrepreneurs who took part competed to design digital tools that would “help small business owners address day-to-day financial elements of running a small business, such as access to business solutions, optimizing cash flow, building and accessing business credit and making payments efficiently,” according to Visa. Its name is Hermyz.

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LiveRamp Unveils Omnichannel Marketing Tool

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Targeting the right customer at the right time is the key strategy for those in the retail advertising and marketing sectors. With today’s advanced technology, that capability is more streamlined than in the past. To help pinpoint customers and their preferred tastes, omnichannel identity resolution company LiveRamp announced its launch of its people-based targeting search for marketing onto its IdentityLink platform, using Google Customer Match.

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Blockchain-Powered Escrow Tools To Empower Freelancers And Content Creators

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StratusCore recently added an escrow solution to its platform to ensure freelance content creators are quickly compensated, offering them access to software solutions like visual effects tools from providers like Adobe and Autodesk for a monthly fee. Successful relationships rely on trust.

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PEX CEO: Why Gig Workers Need Spend Management Tools

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PEX, founded by Grant in 2006, offers software-as-a-service workforce tools designed for businesses not typically served by enterprise SaaS spend management solutions. Having a corporately funded tool available takes a lot of risks and pain out of the mix for both the worker and the production management company.”. If you really know the music industry , you know that many tour managers and accountants are barely a half-step removed from the glory days of the abacus.

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Plaid Introduces New SDK Tool

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Fintech company Plaid, which offers APIs to fintech companies that enables them to develop apps, is now offering a new tool that lets enterprise developers do the same.

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Pinterest Takes On Facebook With Event Planning Tools

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Pinterest has launched new collaboration tools to allow users to plan parties and projects on the site. Last month, the company said that it plans to offer a promoted video tool, which allows marketers to gain more real estate than the platform’s typical grid-style layout. In addition, Pinterest is expanding its Shopping Ads tool to reach hundreds of marketers and advertisers.

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Asian Development Bank Debuts Trade Finance Tool

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB), which recently pegged the world’s trade finance gap at $1 trillion, is launching a new trade finance tool aimed at combatting money laundering. Reports in The Financial Express on Tuesday (Sept. 4) said the ADB is launching its Trade Finance Scorecard, a solution to help interpret, implement and manage compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations and other financial regulations without curbing access to trade finance.

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Fax Machines: A Hacker’s Latest Tool

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New research shows that one office machine can cause serious security issues — and it’s not the computer. Believe it or not, the fax machine could potentially allow an attacker to steal sensitive files through a company’s network, using just a phone line and a fax number. According to a CNBC report , researchers at Check Point Software Technologies “showed how they were able to exploit security flaws in a Hewlett Packard all-in-one printer.”

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OnTheClock Links Into Thomson Reuters’ Payroll Tool

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Employee attendance management software provider OnTheClock is integrating its solution into Thomson Reuters’ payroll solutions. A press release Friday (Aug. 31) said OnTheClock is connecting with the Thomson Reuters Accounting CS Payroll platform, offering employers a way to manage both employee scheduling and payroll within the same platform. OnTheClock enables companies to automate calculation of overtime hours, tips and commissions.

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Stripe Launches Custom Analytics Tool for Businesses

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Earlier today at Stripe Sessions, a conference for Stripe users, the company announced the launching of Sigma, a powerful analytics tool powered by SQL. The analytics tool is designed for SMBs and startups without access to financial analytics platforms. Customers can leverage the tool to make pivotal decisions that could affect the strategy and long-term direction of the business. Users who are interested in the service can get a preview of the tool through a free trial.

BBVA Launches Spanish Social Media Payment Tools

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BBVA has launched a new bot that allows Spanish customers to access financial information via Facebook and Telegram, as well as a tool for making payments from WhatsApp. The new CashUp tool lets customers registered to the Bizum payment service instantly send money to any contact without leaving their chat, no matter whether they are within WhatsApp, Telegram, Hangouts, Messenger or another messaging app.

Treasury Tools, 20 Years On

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Between treasury management, accounting, invoicing, cash management and all the other money tools corporates have access to today, it’s a wonder CFOs can keep their heads on straight. Making matters even more complex is the need for this accounts payable automation system to work with that ERP system or for that cash management software to integrate into this data analytics tools.

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Stripe Targets Startups Businesses With Billing Tool

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The tool, which is designed to work with those companies creating subscription models, will allow such businesses to manage their own reoccurring revenue and invoicing right from the Stripe platform, focused on smaller […].

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BNP Launches Digital Investment Advisory Tool

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BNP Paribas Wealth Management is testing a new mobile investment advisory tool, myAdvisory, the company said yesterday. The app offers investment advice, except instead of using robos – like the SigFigs of the world – the advice is written entirely by humans.

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PaySimple Embeds Payments, Cash Management Tools For In-Field Technicians

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The firm announced it is integrating its payments processing capabilities, PaySimple AppConnect, into Profit Rhino, a mobile sales tool and pricing service platform for in-the-field service providers like home services and repairs. Payments and commerce company PaySimple announced its latest integration into a third-party service provider.

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Google To Offer New Online Account Security Tools

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Aiming to protect users from hackers and political operatives, Google is gearing up to enhance its online security tools.

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Trending Topics Are New Hacker Tool

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Hackers have been using trending topics, such as FIFA 2018 and bitcoin, to trick users into offering up their personal information. That’s according to Kaspersky Lab’s “Spam and Phishing in 2017” report, which found the bad guys have been using trending topics to trick people for a year now. According to their data, hackers have been staying on top of global issues and major events around the world to capitalize the most from their scams. Take FIFA 2018 as an example.

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Sageworks launches loan automation tool

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(The Paypers) Sageworks , a US fintech that offers lending, credit risk, and portfolio risk solutions to banks and credit unions, has launched its Sageworks Loan Automation tool

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NEW REPORT: Bringing Spend Management Tools To The Workforce

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With the availability of new spending tools and greater transparency, the nature of field-based work is shifting dramatically. The report examines flexible workforce tools, and how they are working to streamline workforce tracking and reduce reliance on expense reports, paper checks and cash.

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Fraugster Launches eCommerce Fraud Prevention Tool

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Fraud protection will likely be an ongoing task for merchants. This week, German-Israeli payment security company Fraugster debuted its answer to the fraud conundrum. The new Fraud Free Product fraud prevention solution aims to thwart future fraudulent attacks through the use of artificial intelligence (AI). Max Laemmle, the German-Israeli company’s founder and CEO, commented on the current state of eCommerce fraud and how the new offering will benefit merchants.

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Manual Expense Management Tools See Slight Decline

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For instance, there was a 4 percent reduction in the number of companies using a manual expense management system compared to the 2016 report — though, still, 46 percent of businesses today depend on manual tools to manage expenses. According to Certify, there is a significant disparity across businesses in their use of manual or automated expense tools. The latest data on corporate travel and expense management trends was released today (Feb.

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MatrixCare Targets Niche Healthcare Market With Analytics Tool

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With prebuilt visualizations and reports that span the key areas of your business — from census and financial accounts receivable to readmissions and quality measures — this is the must-have tool for LTPAC executives looking to effectively manage their business and identify important trends at a glance,” said MatrixCare President and CEO John Damgaard in a statement.

Watson Tools Are Coming to Fintech Developers

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IBM’s cognitive platform is opening up its doors to financial services developers. The company today announced the launch of IBM Cloud for Financial Services, which will give fintechs and large FIs access to IBM APIs and data in order to ­­­­­­­­­­­­build apps quickly and at scale.

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Nivo1 Upgrades AP Automation Tool

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1) that new features to its AP Express solution are out following feedback from existing customers using the tool. Accounts payable software company Nivo1 is upgrading its service. The company announced Wednesday (Feb. New features include receipt matching, line item-level invoice modeling, as well as a mobile app.

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AI And Credit Unions: A Tool, Not Just Tech

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It’s why, as Konstantinidis pointed out, artificial intelligence (AI) is emerging so quickly as an important new element in the digital lives of credit unions – because its capabilities serve as a powerful tool for developing even closer and more personal relationships with customers. “AI I think people forget that using learning of neural networks as a fraud-fighting tool has been common in the industry for a few years now,” he said. Across the U.S.,

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Equipping Disaster Workers With Card-Based Financial Tools

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Smarter workforce management tools with flexible controls can relieve workers of this dilemma, offering organizations a safer way of disbursing disaster relief funds. Natural disasters shook the world in 2017. A magnitude 7.1

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The 20 Most Popular Business Intelligence Tools

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