After theft, Bank of America tightens online security

Friday, 27 May 2005, 9:48 AM EST

Just days after confirming that information on about 60,000 of its customers had been stolen by an identity-theft ring, Bank of America on Thursday announced plans to tighten security for its online banking customers. Beginning next month, the Charlotte, North Carolina, bank will begin offering a new service called SiteKey that will make it harder for thieves to access Bank of America accounts.

By Robert McMillan at InfoWorld.

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