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Uri Rivner

Christmas Comes Early This Year

Dear online fraudsters, I've got some good news and some bad news. The good news is that Christmas comes early this year: on May 27th the UK banking industry launched the much anticipated Faster Paym...

30 May 2008
Online Banking
Paul Penrose

Digitally challenged

Finblog's been out of action for the past ten days after suffering a traumatic amputation of the middle finger at the hands of a faulty lawnmower. I'll spare you the gory details, suffice to say the m...

30 May 2008
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Retired Member

ID fraudsters targeting wealthy Londoners

The "typical" ID fraud victim in the UK is a high-earning professional, aged between 26 and 45 and a homeowner, according to Experian's dramatically titled 'Victims of Fraud Dossier', which ...

28 May 2008
Sriram Natarajan

Fear Index!

I came across a new Index of Fear - the Unisys Security Index. See here - http://www.unisyssecurityindex.com/ This security index outlines the 'fear levels' of various countries on four areas of secu...

28 May 2008
Stephen Wilson

We could make ourselves less vulnerable to breaches

People often bemoan being treated "like numbers" in the modern world. If we think more deeply about ID theft, the real problem is that when we deal with people numerically, we need to tak

27 May 2008
Elizabeth Lumley

Lost in Transit

Is anyone else a tiny bit suspicious about the recent 'Whoopes, we lost some customer data" annoucements? It is a case of something not happening very often so it is big news? Or is this the fina...

26 May 2008
Operational Risk Management
Retired Member

RBS fix vulnerability in WorldPay site

Interesting read on The Register about a cross site scripting bug on Worldpay. Then a lot of comment about whether it was fixed quickly enough! Amateur security sleuth Adam Grit spotted the loophole...

21 May 2008
Retired Member

Green Location Bar and Padlock for Insecure Paypal

The latest window dressing rubbish from the 'security industry' has succumbed in less than three weeks. The green browser security bar carp has bit the dust already. These snake oil salesmen belong wi...

19 May 2008
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Retired Member

How to make stolen laptops rescue themselves

Following on from my post yesterday about miscreants being photographed by the laptop they had stolen, I had an email this morning from Bart Frederix at Swift who brought Undercover to my attention....

13 May 2008
Retired Member

Thieves nabbed by stolen Macbook

Ah - a genuine feel good story from the New York Times. Two would-be thieves made off with a selection of high-tech kit from a shared apartment, including an Apple laptop. When said item was spotted o...

12 May 2008
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Retired Member

ISP has servers nicked - takes out Peter Gabriel

Of all the problems you might anticipate with hosting your application with a third party host or ISP - having the servers nicked might not be very high up the list, however it seems some n'er do wel...

06 May 2008
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Stephen Wilson

Why is Federated Identity so hard?

Perhaps because it's just not natural! Federated Identity is certainly one of the hotter topics in e-business and security circles currently. It promises to improve cost, efficiency and convenience ...

06 May 2008
Online Banking