Keep yourself safe when you bank on the internet


Bank customers using the internet are increasingly at risk from an array of sophisticated scams, experts warned last week, after a security flaw was discovered in HSBC’s online banking system.

Researchers at Cardiff University said they had found a loophole that could have allowed fraudsters access to 3.1m online accounts at the high-street bank.

Luckily, in this case, it appears the academics were smarter than the criminals. HSBC rapidly reassured its internet customers that no money had been lost. Keep yourself safe when you bank on the internet - Money - Times Online

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 15th August 2006 6:56AM