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Denmark Hires Hackers to Test If Bank Systems Are Sitting Ducks

Denmark’s central bank and the country’s lenders plan to enlist “ethical hackers” to test the resilience of the country’s financial industry to cyberattacks.

The Nordic nation is among the handful of European countries where cash is fast becoming obsolete. It’s only used in roughly 20 percent of all transactions, according to central bank data.