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etrade-to-deploy-rsa-tokens-but-does-it-stop

ETrade announced that they would be offering RSA SecurID key fob tokens to account holders with more than $50,000 in assets.

estonian-phisher-nabbed

"Pau said the suspect stole the money by infecting thousands of computers with a clever - and for a long time undetectable - trojan that transmitted their personal information, including internet banking account numbers and passwords, to him."

expresspay-now-at-mcdonalds-expect-more-fraud

I've always wondered why you could buy gas with a credit card without needing a PIN number. It would seem to me that adding a PIN to purchases where the user does the swiping would eliminate 90% of stolen credit card purchases.

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:

eat-the-rich

I found this interesting from a risk-management perspective for financial service firms: Atlanta-based WiFi security provider AirDefense says they are seeing "Evil Twin" attacks in locations that cater to high-networth individuals, such as: "first class lounge of an international airport, and in garages that specialize in expensive cars that offered Wi-Fi while you wait. Train station lounges had also been targeted."

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