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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

ECB moves to securing mobile payments

10 December 2013  |  2533 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The ECB published its recommendations for the security of mobile payments last week last week. Although unrelated, this latest set of recommendations shows how Governments and Central Banks (US Federa...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Standing Still on Security Inhibits Development in Payments

06 November 2013  |  1781 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I read an interesting piece earlier last week on imrg.org (the website of the UK Online Retail Association) arguing that consumer concerns over security could inhibit the adoption of many new pa...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

FCA needs to think about mobile telecommunications

03 September 2013  |  2175 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published an interim report exploring some early findings of a review into mobile banking services, setting out the possible risks to consumers and are...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

USD300million and rising, will security catch-up?

29 July 2013  |  3631 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

The breaking news from the US indicating that over 160million credit and debit card numbers have been stolen, whilst not unpredictable, is still quite staggering. Early estimates suggest around $3...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Privacy and security dont have to be mutually exclusive

10 July 2013  |  3132 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I was interested to read the article ‘Brits relaxed about banks mining data to fight fraud’. It provides an interesting perspective on the growing debate regarding the need for strong data privacy a...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Slowly but surely, SIM Swapping is moving up the fraud chain

03 June 2013  |  3544 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I am still finding it hard to meet industry people who know much about SIM Swap fraud. The latest report on the ABSA and MTN initiative shows the urgency of getting to grips with this insidious and no...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Latest ATM Fraud: another 45 million reasons for change

17 May 2013  |  4012 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

Once again we have been reminded of the vulnerability of financial institutions to credit card fraud. Last week we saw the news that a large gang of thieves (a number of whom have just been arreste...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Can voice biometrics help banks restore consumer faith?

10 April 2013  |  4543 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

This survey from Avaya and Sabio caught my eye recently as it shows how concerned consumers are about data privacy and security. And it is an unfortunate fact that financial institutions are the ones ...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Is the Micro-merchant a new Threat?

25 February 2013  |  5066 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Is the Micro-merchant a new Threat? Safeguarding from micro-merchants’ fraud Making a payment to a plumber, window-cleaner or nanny – otherwise known as “micro-merchants” – couldn’t be easier or mor...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Dexter malware, targeting Christmas shoppers

20 December 2012  |  6697 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The holiday season is a prime time for fraudsters to target consumers' credit cards and it's not surprising that Dexter has come to light a week before Christmas. Dexter is yet another malware varia...

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