HSBC web security cracked

Thursday, 10 August 2006, 4:58 PM EST

The safety of online banking is again in question, as researchers say the log-in systems used by HSBC and another major high street bank could be easily cracked by keylogging devices.

Cardiff University researchers said they discovered a flaw, which could allow hackers to break into accounts within nine attempts.

At IT Week.

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