Banks arm customers against cybercriminals

Passwords are not enough anymore. Cybercriminals digging around home computers for financial data know it, and so do banks and brokerages -- which are rapidly rolling out new technology to protect their online clients.

Online thieves have difficulty breaching bank Internet sites, so they've turned to customers. In response, banks are adding a second lock onto accounts. Some are safeguards shared with customers, and some are devices that constantly change the authentication code. Banks arm customers against cybercriminals - 2005-12-19

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 19th December 2005 7:48AM