Archive for: November, 2009
Steve Liles - Sheffield Computer Systems PL - Sydney | 26/11/2009 | 4158 views | 1 comment
The Financial Times this morning has a video that just gobsmacked me. I know I've been vocal in the past about ID protection but I'm now at the point that I've been terribly enlightened...and saddened!
An American journalist takes us to see another journalist in Russia who visits a store that sells databases on everyone. I mean everyone! Po...
Tags: Security, Risk & regulation
Steve Brunswick - Thales - Long Crendon | 13/11/2009 | 3528 views | 2 comments
Two news items came out this week that caught my attention and got me thinking. The first was a report from LexisNexis - the 2009 LexisNexis True Cost of Fraud Study. The shocking headline figure in this report was that US merchants are paying $100 billion in fraud losses due to unauthorized transactions and fees/interest associated with chargebac...
Tags: Cards, Payments
Steven Murdoch - University of Cambridge - Cambridge | 11/11/2009 | 2747 views
Today, Finextra published a video interview with me, discussing my research on banks using card readers for online banking, which was recently featured on TV.
In this interview, I discuss some of the more technical aspects of the attacks on card readers, including the one demonstrated on TV (which requires compromising a Chip & PIN terminal), ...
Tags: Security, Online banking