Richard Dam

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How To: Use Charles Proxy to View the Data Your Mobile Apps Send & Receive

If you're using a mobile device, it's a pretty safe bet that your apps are sending lots of information back and forth from their servers. To make …

Information Security

A Step-by-Step Guide to learn Advanced Tableau - for Data Science and Business Intelligence Professionals

We use cookies on Analytics Vidhya websites to deliver our services, analyze web traffic, and improve your experience on the site. By using Analytics …

Why Is Predictive Analytics Imperative for Software Testing?

Predictive Analytics as a concept has been widely applied across industries and businesses to derive the required inferences and take informed …

Big Data

How To Turn Data Into Actionable Strategies

Business intelligence is more than analytics and reporting. It could help you turn data into action.<p>So your organization has a big vision and uses that vision as the North Star for guiding strategic decisions. But when you're only deploying against vision with no data to back it up, you're flying …

Big Data

Chatbots: The cheap way to irritate your customers

Published on the 14/07/2017 | Written by Jonathan Cotton<p>How much does a chatbot for your site cost? More than you might think…<p>Although AI-driven …

Customer Service

BETTERMENT CEO: We 'could become the Amazon of financial services'

Jon Stein, CEO of BettermentBetterment<p>Amazon's incredible rise is one that every new startup seeks to replicate.<p>The ecommerce juggernaut, which has humble beginnings in the book business, is transforming the retail business.<p>Betterment, the largest independent roboadviser in the world, with $9 …

This Mobile Payment Platform Has Become The Apple Wallet Of Brazil

More than 80% of Latin America pays for their prepaid mobile credit in cash. As a result, a massive segment of the population has grown accustomed to spending hours in line to pay for a digital product.<p>However, despite continuing to follow a very antiquated process, the mobile prepaid market in …

FinTech

Online banking security incidents come with a $1.8 million price tag for banks

The crippling financial implications of online banking security incidents have been brought to light by the latest Kaspersky Lab report into cyber …

Cybersecurity

Why Stackshare is quietly becoming a secret weapon for developers and Silicon Valley CTOs

On Stackshare, Airbnb lists over 50 services in its “stack,” Slack lists 24, and Spotify lists more than 31; these stacks are collections of different pieces of software that each company is using to run their operations, and range from infrastructure tools to communications tools to container …

Startups

The Financial Tech Revolution Will Be Tokenized

Since writing about bitcoin rival Ethereum and its visionary creator Vitalik Buterin for <i>Fortune’s</i> 40 Under 40 issue last year, the market for …

What Is Tokenization?

Sometimes we read certain words and have only a vague notion of what they mean but, not willing to invest the time necessary to understand their full import, we gloss over them. Personally, I know I do this while reading industry publications for background research. I'll encounter a word and just …

Revealed: the huge profits earned by big banks on overseas money transfers

An internal Santander memo leaked to Guardian Money says 10% of its global profits come from international cash transfers, and it charges six times more than newer rivals<p>When senior Santander executives gathered in the principality of Andorra in January this year, the bank’s “innovation director” …

Forex

You soon won't need a card to withdraw cash at this shady bank's ATMs

Plastic is soooo yesterday.<p>Wells Fargo, being the hippest bank to allegedly open more than 2 million fraudulent accounts in its customers' names, …

TripAdvisor Debuts Facebook Messenger Chatbot for User-Generated Recommendations

Combining artificial intelligence, user-generated content and messaging capabilities, TripAdvisor has launched a chatbot on Facebook Messenger that …

Chatbots

MySQL zero-day exploit puts some servers at risk of hacking

A publicly disclosed vulnerability in the MySQL database could allow attackers to completely compromise some servers.<p>The vulnerability affects "all MySQL servers in default configuration in all version branches (5.7, 5.6, and 5.5) including the latest versions," as well as the MySQL-derived …

Bank of America now lets you make ATM withdrawals with Apple Pay

Bank of America has announced that it is rolling out the ability for Apple Pay-using customers to withdraw money from its ATMs.<p>While still only available in select markets, the ATMs are kitted out with an NFC reader and Apple Pay logo. To use the feature where it is available, users must select the …

How to hack a bank

Based in Copenhagen, he targeted a Nordic financial institution. Assisted by a team of hackers, he began by casing the joint, working out who worked for the bank, what they did, and where the bank's mainframe was located. By going after the bank's employees, Tom's team managed to obtain passwords, …

Is Mobile Banking Safe?

The use of mobile devices is at an all-time high. According to a KPCB report, mobile digital media is now outpacing desktop usage. The report stated …

Dropbox's Data Breach Scare Doesn't Check Out

<i>A version of this post titled “Dropbox, dropped ball” originally appeared in the Cyber Saturday edition of Data Sheet,</i> Fortune<i>’s</i> <i>daily tech newsletter.</i><p>…

Proactive Cybersecurity: Defending Industrial Control Systems From Attacks

Cyberattacks on industrial control systems (ICS) are on the increase due to the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution. With more and more connected …

LinkedIn Lost 167 Million Account Credentials in Data Breach

Remember LinkedIn’s 2012 data breach?<p>A hacker stole 6.5 million encrypted passwords from the site and posted them to a Russian crime forum. Now it …

10 Things You Need to Know About Encryption

1. Encryption is easy to use. See below to download applications and view tutorials and links.<p>2. Encryption, a process that scrambles communications, allows only those with the decryption key to read one's messages. An encrypted message looks like random alphanumeric gibberish to the human eye.<p>The …

Microservices and Kafka

As we've alluded to in previous blogs, like our Docker series, we are in the process of bringing our systems into the brave new world of the …