Password security for online banking queried
Online banking is vulnerable to hackers, says the police national e-crime lab manager.
Wellington-based Maartin Kleintjes said he had asked banks to shift from keyboard password entry to a mouse-based system to help avoid surreptitious keyboard logging programs.
Ironically, the BNZ took a mouse-based feature off its website as part of a revamp in May.
Kleintjes, who heads an expanded police unit with 15 staff, said "pay anyone" features were also a concern.
He foresaw armed robbers turning up with notebook computers and demanding money transfers.
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