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Pat Carroll
Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Solution to improving the payments ecosystem? Collaboration

02 October 2013  |  3408 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The US Federal Reserve Banks recently announced a public consultation exercise on improving the future U.S. payment system. In the U.K., the newly formed Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has also ju...

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Pat Carroll
Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

FCA needs to think about mobile telecommunications

03 September 2013  |  2721 views  |  0 comments | recommendations 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 area...

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Pat Carroll
Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

USD300million and rising, will security catch-up?

29 July 2013  |  4192 views  |  1 comments | recommendations 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 $300

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Pat Carroll
Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Privacy and security dont have to be mutually exclusive

10 July 2013  |  3654 views  |  0 comments | recommendations 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 as...

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Pat Carroll
Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

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

03 June 2013  |  5286 views  |  0 comments | recommendations 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 Carroll
Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Latest ATM Fraud: another 45 million reasons for change

17 May 2013  |  4842 views  |  2 comments | recommendations 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 arrested ...

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Pat Carroll
Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Can voice biometrics help banks restore consumer faith?

10 April 2013  |  5805 views  |  1 comments | recommendations 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 Carroll
Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Is the Micro-merchant a new Threat?

25 February 2013  |  5892 views  |  0 comments | recommendations 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 more ...

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Pat Carroll
Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Dexter malware, targeting Christmas shoppers

20 December 2012  |  7590 views  |  0 comments | recommendations 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 variat...

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Pat Carroll
Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Why has Eurograbber been able to do the damage it has?

10 December 2012  |  4686 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Eurograbber, a Trojan that transfers itself from a user’s PC to their mobile phone has come to light, reportedly having so far defrauded banking customers out of over €36m. The simple reason for this ...

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