World-class scammers vie for Olympic gold...

mobile threats

Aug 07 2012 by
Swimmers may be stealing the spotlight, but it’s scammers who are taking home the gold--in the form of stolen credit card numbers, PINs, consumers’ personal identities. One familiar con trotted out this year (and every Olympics) is ticket fraud, including what Britons call ‘ticket touting’ (scalping) and its more sinister cousin, counterfeiting. Paying for tickets that are never delivered is another way unwary...

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The top 5 cyber security threats to future of mobile banking...

mobile threats

Jul 24 2012 by
As mobile banking grows in popularity, so do the dangers of data breach and identity theft. In fact, these data security dangers are so significant they could threaten the future of the mobile financial services industry. To get a better understanding of the industry’s cyber security woes, a powerful trade group conducted a comprehensive survey of mobile experts from 50 financial institutions. BITS, the technology...

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Mobile smishing attacks are on the rise...

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Dec 21 2010 by
Mobile devices are important tools to efficiently manage a business and to quickly meet the needs of a customer.  Think about the hit in productivity you’d take if you lost your smart phone or PDA.  Several weeks ago I wrote about the importance of implementing a wireless data policy to protect employee account data from being used to defraud a company.  However, a recent warning issued by the FBI’s Internet Crime...

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