HSBC readies online user authentication

Thursday, 3 November 2005, 3:12 AM EST

HSBC will issue keyring-sized authentication devices to UK internet banking customers if phishing emails and key-logging software continues to grow. The bank, which has seen a 50 per cent increase in internet banking use in the last year, believes it has strong enough security measures in place to stem the rise in online identity theft, but is ready to issue personal security devices if needed.

By Daniel Thomas at vnunet.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Compromised cPanel "Account Suspended" pages redirect to exploit kit

The code redirects visitors to another URL where the Fiesta exploit kit is hosted, which then tries to detect and exploit several vulnerabilities in various software. If it succeeds, the visitors are saddled with a banking Trojan.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Fri, Feb 27th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //