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S. Korea 6th Biggest Target of Trojan Horse Malware Attacks: Report

S. Korea 6th Biggest Target of Trojan Horse Malware Attacks: Report

SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea was the sixth-biggest target of Trojan horse malware attacks in mobile banking last year, a multinational cybersecurity firm said Thursday.  The most vulnerable country was Russia, followed by Australia, according to the Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2016.  The Russian multinational cybersecurity and anti-virus provider, Kaspersky Lab, said it [...]

Mobile Banking Use up 6.3 Pct in Q2: BOK Data

Mobile Banking Use up 6.3 Pct in Q2: BOK Data

SEOUL, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s mobile banking, mostly based on smartphones, continued to grow quickly in the second quarter of 2016, with the daily average transaction volume exceeding 3 trillion won (US$2.7 billion), central bank data showed Tuesday.  The daily transaction volume rose 6.3 percent on-quarter to 3.78 trillion won during the [...]

Paper Bankbooks Will Disappear into History after 120 Years of Existence

Paper Bankbooks Will Disappear into History after 120 Years of Existence

SEOUL, July 30 (Korea Bizwire)-Bankbooks have been issued ever since banks were established in Korea.But aftermore than 100 years of existence, they are going the way of the dodo. Bankbooks will no longer be issued from September 2017, but starting in September this year, in order to ease people into the new system, incentives will [...]