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1m-was-siphoned-out-of-customers-accounts-via

According to the BBC, 8 people have been arrested for stealing £1m though the Chip and PIN system at Shell.

"These Pin pads are supposed to be tamper resistant, they are supposed to shut down, so that has obviously failed," said Apacs spokeswoman Sandra Quinn.

a-response-to-bruce-schneiers-the-failure-of-two

I certainly agree with many parts of the recent essay and the interview on Computer World by Bruce Schneier, but I think it misses on a few key points and borders on pandering for press.

anatomy-of-a-phishing-attack-response

There is a great article with superb detail over on the Gonzo Banker site about how a bank responded to a phishing attack:

another-plug-for-strong-authentication

A great analogy: strong authentication is like Penicillin for your network security

authentication-article-on-searchsoftwarequality

I forgot to mention that I have an article up on SearchSoftwareQuality: Stronger authentication needed for Web applications. Here's the gist:

In this article we consider three authentication processes in a typical complex Web application that requires security, such as online banking or brokerage transactions:

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