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Why am I being asked for a memorable word?

To help us to keep your Wirex account extra-safe, we’ve added another layer of security to the setup process. From Friday 30th November, the memorable word feature will be activated for all of our new and existing users globally. What is a memorable word? A memorable word is a user-generated layer of security that helps… View Article

Wirex introduces: IBANs for EUR accounts and new account limits

We are pleased to announce some exciting improvements to our service in the EEA. From today, all EUR accounts will be linked to an IBAN. What does this mean? It means that users can now fund their Wirex EUR accounts by bank transfer, as well as debit or credit card – making it easier than… View Article

To Ethereum and beyond

Cypherpunks rejoice – we’ve finally added Ethereum to our expanding portfolio of cryptocurrency wallets! The new Wirex Ethereum wallet allows you to buy, sell and store Ether (ETH). Exclusive to Wirex, you can also instantly convert it into GBP, EUR or USD to spend in-store and online using your Wirex Payment Card. A brief history… View Article

Secret Mining Society – are your devices being cryptojacked?

Cybercrime takes a near-infinite number of forms. As technology advances, criminals develop novel and ingenious ways to exploit vulnerabilities. Wirex Staff Writer Gemma Doswell takes a closer look at the insidious art of ‘Cryptojacking’. A brief history of hacking Hacking first emerged as a malicious term in the 1970s, when early hackers (known as ‘phreakers’,… View Article

A Ripple at Wirex

Introducing the Ripple wallet! You can now buy, sell, exchange and deposit Ripple (XRP) using the Wirex App. We’re the only digital money platform that lets you exchange and spend Ripple like traditional currency – in-store and online. Update your Wirex app now and start using the XRP wallet straight away. What is Ripple? Ripple… View Article

A big thank you from us

At the end of last week, we announced that we’d be having a bit of a party to celebrate the launch of the new Wirex payment cards. An email was sent to all subscribers with a special invite to come down and join us for a drink and some crypto-chat. The event hit capacity in… View Article

Feedback is the breakfast of champions

And boy are we hungry. Everyone here at Wirex is dedicated to bringing the crypto community the best personal finance solution possible. You’ve requested features, shared ideas and made suggestions – and we’ve listened. New app, new features Want an easy to download app on your phone? Check. Want a virtual card that allows you… View Article