Tag Archives: fraud

Layered Security for Mobile Banking

May 8, 2012 by Mike Byrnes     No Comments

American Banker published a great article last week covering some of JPMorgan’s security strategies for mobile banking. Lloyd O’Conner explained the importance of layering multiple security technologies to protect their clients — as well as their own company — from the growing cyberthreats that not only target the online channel but are zoning in on [Read More...]

Filed Under: Fraud, Identity Assurance Tagged With: biometrics, Business, fraud

APWG Counter eCrime Operations Summit

April 23, 2012 by Jon Callas     No Comments

The APWG started as the Anti-Phishing Working Group in 2003. In the past nine years, it has grown and expanded to be an association of technical organizations, financial organizations, treaty organizations, and others to fight eCrime and identity theft. It provides coordination and assistance for just about anyone who needs it. I have worked with [Read More...]

Filed Under: Fraud Tagged With: ecrime, fraud, identity theft

Are The Tides Finally Turning? Banks will need to step up fraud controls

June 15, 2011 by Mike Byrnes     1 Comment

Last week, I blogged about the unfortunate court ruling on an online bank fraud case that sided with Ocean Bank indicating that had deployed commercially reasonable security controls and their customer – Patco Construction – was ultimately responsible for the fraud since they had agreed to the banks security measures when they signed their contract. For more [Read More...]

Filed Under: Fraud Tagged With: fraud

Pay for a secure Internet ID? Perhaps the time has come.

April 27, 2011 by Mike Byrnes     No Comments

“Wow – 77 million PlayStation accounts hacked – that’s huge!  Dad , did you see this internet fraud story?”  My 13 year old is not a big gamer nor does he care that much about internet fraud (though he is a good sounding board when I am working through issues), but when he saw the [Read More...]

Filed Under: Citizen eID Tagged With: epsilon, fraud, internet security

Fraudulent SSL Certificates

March 25, 2011 by Bruce Morton     2 Comments

US-CERT, Microsoft, Mozilla, Google, Comodo and many bloggers have recently reported the issuance of fraudulent SSL certificates for the following domains: mail.google.com www.google.com login.live.com addons.mozilla.org login.skype.com login.yahoo.com global trustee The certificates were issued by Comodo after one of their Registration Authority (RA) accounts was compromised. The mis-issuance was detected promptly, the certificates were revoked and [Read More...]

Filed Under: Secure Browsing, SSL Tagged With: fraud, SSL