GCHQ To Work With Banks To Thwart Fraud, Cyber Attacks


British intelligence joins the fight against bank fraud and cyber attacks as it seeks to work more closely with businesses

The UK’s top secret eavesdropping agency, GCHQ, has joined the fight against fraud and cyber attacks experienced by British businesses and financial institutions.

GCHQ director Jeremy Fleming has reportedly said that the agency will begin sharing intelligence with British banks in an attempt to tackle fraud and cyber attacks.

This is the latest way the agency is trying to offer its expertise to more people. It comes after the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), part of GCHQ, issued British consumers last November with advice on ways to protect themselves online over the Black Friday sales period.

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Source: Silicon UK