The Netherlands-based chip maker Gemalto has been hacked by the United States secret service NSA and the British GCHQ, De Telegraaf reports. This is according to a report by The Intercept based on documents received by NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden.
Dutch banks are working on apps that will enable contactless payment via a smartphone. According to the AD, everyone will have the choice between paying with a debit card or via a smartphone within a year.
The traditional bank branch will disappear altogether. Banks will probably keep 20 to 30 offices, but these will have a very different character than the current branches.
According to CNV Vakmensen, money transport company Brinks has not responded on an ultimatum from the unions. Actions will start on Saturday and ATM's will not be refilled by Brinks employees, says CNV director Peter de Ridder.
Citizens of the Netherlands have to deal with the most online banking failures in the world. Customers of ING suffered most often from a failure in the last year.
With the holiday season looming, Dutch bank ING has conducted a public survey and established that over half of the Dutch intends on spending less on Sinterklaas gifts this ye
ING announced on Tuesday that it will cut approximately 1,700 jobs in the Netherlands within the next three years. The financial group wants to focus more on the digitization of its banking activities.
The Netherlands will pay the European Commission's additional tax of 642.7 million euro by the end of this year. This is written in the Autumn Memorandum which Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem of Finance sent to the Chamber last week.
As promised earlier this week, ING today made the final repayment of 1,025 billion euro of State Support.
The Dutch investments in the nuclear industry have fallen with about 40 percent this year. Banks, pensions and insurers invested 1.4 billion dollar less in the production of nuclear weapons.
ING announced today that they will repay the remaining 1.025 billion euro in State support on Friday.
ING employees will no longer receive a discount when they take out a new mortgage loan with the bank.
Six of the top ten insurance groups in the Netherlands have made major improvements in terms of sustainable investments in the last half year.
The customers of ABN Amro and Rabbobank will pay more in banking fees next year. The fees for these two banks increase by an average of 5 percent.
On Sunday, following the results of the banking examination of the European Central Bank (ECB), ING announced that they will pay off their state aid this year still.
Small and medium businesses that apply for a loan at ABN Amro in the coming months, will receive the so-called "ECB discount", the bank announced in a press release on Tuesday.
According to union leader Meindert Groter of FNV, the employees of money transporter Brink's Nederland are threatening to strike around the holidays.
Dutch bank ING has had the most disruptions to the internet banking system this year than any other bank. Customers have had to deal with in total 142 days of system failure, of which 18 were large-scale, RTL Nieuws reports.
The interest on ABN Amro direct savings account will be lowered from 1.10 to 1.00 percent on September 30th.
In Bergen op Zoom, a 35-year-old employee of ING has confessed to aiding a fraud action that stole an estimated €1.5 million from several clients, the NOS reports.
A fight has erupted between the organization of Sail 2015, some former partners and a former board member of the renowned five-yearly event in the port of Amsterdam.
Four of the biggest Dutch banks, Abn Amro, ING, Rabobank and SNS Reaal are going to work together with the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) and the National internet Scamming Hotline (LMIO) to work on a database of internet scams, and more information on fraudulent websites, Het Parool reports.
A malfunction with ING Bank's online system left customers in a lurch, unable to use internet banking services as well as transaction processor iDeal. First reports of the problem surfaced around 10:00 am as customers took to social media to complain of payment failures.