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July 01, 2015
Drive-by financial malware Fobber is the evolution of the popular Tinba -- with better encryption, a newer format and a focus on the Netherlands.
June 28, 2012
McAfee and Guardian Analytics released the findings of an investigation into a global online bank fraud ring that takes the old techniques up a notch.
April 01, 2011
Advanced features can reduce the threat of wire fraud. New rule sets can be shared among banks and credit unions.
December 20, 2010
Authentication technology helps thwart online banking fraud but determined criminals can circumvent it.
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A soft token is a software-based security token that generates a single-use login PIN. Traditionally, a security token has been a hardware device that produces a new, secure and individual PIN for each use and displays it on a built-in LCD display. Continue Reading
Out-of-band authentication is a type of two-factor authentication that requires a secondary verification method through a separate communication channel along with the typical ID and password. Out-of-band authentication is often used in financial ... Continue Reading
A transaction authentication number (TAN) is a type of single-use password used for an online banking transaction in conjunction with a standard ID and password. TANs are often in a list made by a financial institution and sent to the owner of the ... Continue Reading
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Online banking credentials are one of the most lucrative bits of information available to steal. Expert Nick Lewis advises how to keep cutting-edge Trojans off company machines. Continue Reading
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