I was reading the security advice given by the Swedish Bankers' Association. They included these two pieces of advice (my translation), that I assume is to teach the user to check for SSL/TLS and ...
Internet banking login process for Westpac requires user to enter the password using the mouse. It's annoying, what's up with that? Is it just to try and stop keyloggers on public computers or is ...
Chase has this app that allows you to snap a picture of a check with your phone and deposit that check into your account. How do they prevent: Someone from depositing a check that's not written to ...
I have a question about ATM skimming. If ATMs in the UK still accept magnetic stripe can't a thief still use a cloned card at the ATM to withdraw money?
On a banking website I see that they have disabled right-click. Does that make the site any more secure? Is it a good general practice?
My bank has recently sent me a Digipass/Secure Key, which looks like a tiny calculator. You press the green button to turn it on, type a PIN to unlock it, then press the green button again to generate ...
New payment option on Paypal “Enter your online banking ID + password”: Any mechanism that could make this safe?
Paypal has a new payment option called "Bank Account" which says: Enter your online banking ID + password QUESTION: To me it sounds unsafe (ie: sends my password to a third-party organization ...
It was recently brought to my attention that a certain big bank website allows users to log in with passwords that are not case sensitive. After confirming this, I checked other websites I bank with ...
I wonder what is the content of a basic banking card having a chip, the kind you use for payment in any store, with a PIN, possible bank authorization, such as Mastercard or Visa or national banking ...
I was playing around with trying to figure out how my bank knows when to give me a two factor authentication prompt. I had originally thought it was based on my cookies and maybe my IP address. But ...
When i do online banking, i sign my digital transaction with a digipass. Ive been told that it uses a RSA-based digital signature scheme. But an rsa digital signature (1024 bit for the modulus) is a ...