SA banks caught up in ransomware attack on debt collector

FNB, Absa, Standard Bank and African Bank are some of the banks that make use of Debt-IN’s services and have confirmed the impact of the ransomware attack on their businesses.


Innovation, digital investments to augment FNB’s growth plans

The bank plans to scale up its digitalisation programmes, in an effort to address legacy issues that have frustrated customers.


FNB clocks over a billion logins as customers go digital

The bank’s investment in its integrated financial services platform paid off in the financial year ended June, with robust digital migration of customers.


Fintech start-up joins SA’s growing virtual card space

Local fintech start-up SOLmate unveils its virtual card offering, saying it aims to empower customers to shop safely online.


Beware of new e-commerce fraud modus operandi

Online merchant fraudsters are using automated scripts or software to attempt transactions or payments, says First National Bank.


FNB grows its smart devices catalogue

The bank’s customers can now purchase an array of smart devices from the FNB Connect shop via the FNB app.

Aug 10, 2021

FNB creates employment opportunities in support of retaining local skills

The bank will employ an additional 300 engineering, data, quant and technology specialists.


FNB accelerates contactless payments with Apple Pay

First National Bank joins its counterparts by rolling out Apple Pay for its customers amid increased adoption of contactless payments. 

Aug 3, 2021

FNB to deploy mobile ATMs in KZN, Gauteng

The bank has 10 mobile branches on standby to be placed in affected areas as and when FNB secures sites where mobile branches would be feasible.

Jul 29, 2021

First National Bank hunts for top tech talent

The bank will recruit 300 additional experts with engineering, technology and data skills to supplement its existing cohort of equivalent skills.


FNB stands firm on the need for branches

First National Bank, the self-proclaimed ‘digital first’ bank, confirms plans to open an additional 50 new community branches by 2023.


FNB cautions clients on new remote access fraud scam

The bank warns of a new fraud scam that tricks victims into relinquishing control of their devices so that fraudsters can steal money or sensitive information.

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