Ep253 – CyberRansomWarfare!
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In this episode Jason, Simon and Andra are joined by Myke and Liz for the news. We find out if bitcoin to blame for ransomware, whether consumers actually want to cut the banks out of loans. Everyone debates why anyone would want to buy the Co-Op. Jason commits a vile podcast sin and will Google be your next bank? Guests Elizabeth Lumley FinTech commentator & Author of girl-disrupted.com Myke Hurley Co-Founder at Relay FM News this week BBC News – Massive ransomware infection hits computers in 99 countries – Link The Register – After years of warnings, mobile network hackers exploit SS7 flaws to drain bank accounts – Link Business Insider – Zopa becomes the first of the ‘Big 3’ peer-to-peer lenders to be authorised by the City watchdog – Link Business Insider – Startup bank Tandem cuts headcount after funding setback – Link City AM – Virgin Money walks away from Co-op Bank takeover talks after months of speculation – Link Quartz – The world’s most successful mobile money market is introducing cross-network…