Major gaps in UK online banking security systems exposed


A new report says that major safety gaps in the online banking security systems of some of the UK’s biggest banks have been exposed by a new investigation by consumer group Which?

Banks have “concerning vulnerabilities” in security that could leave their customers exposed to fraud, according to the investigation by Which? and independent security experts 6point6.

The investigation looked at four main criteria: encryption, login, account management and navigation.

Tesco Bank received the lowest rating for online security in Which?’s testing, with an overall score of 46%.

Multiple security headers were missing from its webpages, the investigation found. Security

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Citigroup wins deal to offer credit cards for Wayfair, edging out rival Alliance Data Systems


Niraj Shah, Wayfair CEO

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Citigroup won the rights to offer a pair of new credit cards with online furniture seller Wayfair, edging out Alliance Data Systems, CNBC has learned.

The deal happened amid surging demand for home goods as millions of Americans were forced to work remotely from their residences during the coronavirus pandemic. Wayfair saw an 84% jump in second-quarter sales and turned a profit for the first time since going public in 2014. The online retailer’s stock has climbed 192% this year. 

Credit-card issuers have been fiercely jockeying over multi-year co-brand deals as they

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The CDC wants state and local sewage systems tested for coronavirus


A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Edward R. Roybal campus in Atlanta, Georgia on April 23, 2020.

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The federal government is teaming up with local health departments to begin testing sewage systems for the coronavirus in an effort to catch the virus before it spreads rapidly, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. 

The CDC in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and other federal government agencies will begin working with state, local, territorial and tribal health departments to collect data on the

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Verint Systems, HP, Fiat Chrysler and more


A Jeep Renegade rolls down an assembly line at Fiat Chrysler’s Melfi assembly plant in Italy in 2015.

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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell.

Verint Systems — Shares of the analytics company tumbled 12% in extended trading after Verint Systems missed analysts’ estimates on both earnings and revenue in the fourth quarter. The company reported earnings of $1.11 per share excluding some items on revenue of $349 million. Analysts anticipated earnings of $1.16 on revenue of $375 million, according to Refinitiv. 

HP — The technology company’s stock fell 1% in extended trading after

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