Posts Tagged ‘ebanking’

Phishing is evolving – Banks must adapt to ensure security

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Posted on 23rd Aug 2013 by in Enterprise

Phishing has been around for almost as long as the internet itself, and is a continuing problem (the recent hack of Kevin Bacon’s twitter is just one of many examples). Despite being a well-known problem, criminals continue to prosper using this method of attack. As John Hawes highlighted in his recent blog, this attack method […]

How Banks Can Fight the DDoS Wars

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Posted on 1st Aug 2013 by in Enterprise

Last month I wrote about alarming trends in eBanking fraud, and how banks are staying ahead of fraudsters.  Some of the largest cyber threats have come from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, so this time around I wanted to look at why these are so threatening to banks. DDoS attacks have reached new levels […]

Fraudsters can’t Bank on eBanking

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Posted on 13th Jun 2013 by in Enterprise

As our use of the internet and eBanking services has advanced, so have the methods that criminals use to target our personal information. The number of attacks rose sharply in 2012 due in large part to shared server hacks, which are gaining in popularity (they accounted for 47% of all phishing attacks in the second […]

Would NFC and mobile banking be better targeted at emerging markets where smartphone penetration is higher than PCs? – Question from Jon Choo

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Posted on 27th Feb 2013 by in Telecom

Continuing our series of responding to mobile questions from influential bloggers, our latest question comes from our good friend, Jon Choo. Jon has more experience than most in the field of NFC payments, having recently taken part in Gemalto’s Contactless Challenge. For this, Jon (and his opposing number, Mobile Industry Review’s Ewan MacLeod) was tasked with carrying out a […]

Are there limits to NFC and mobile payments?

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Posted on 26th Nov 2012 by in Enterprise

As a regular follower, you’ll have read a post on the rise of eBanking and mobile payments in the USA. You might also have crossed the Atlantic (via social media) to see for yourself whether London is NFC-ready with our Contactless Challenge – encouraging two mobile influencers to compete to complete several NFC tasks with […]

Payback time: eBanking and mobile payments in the USA

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Posted on 20th Nov 2012 by in Enterprise

If you’re an avid reader of the Gemalto blog, it won’t surprise you to learn that digital commerce and eBanking adoption has risen significantly in the past few years, across the globe, from Turkey to Brazil. So how about the US? Well last year alone, the American Bankers Association found that some 62% of US […]

Patco ACH Fraud Case: Banks Need To Take Stronger Security Measures

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Posted on 16th Jul 2012 by in Enterprise

What’s a “commercially reasonable” amount of security for a bank? We got one answer last week when a federal appeals court reversed a lower court’s ruling on the Automated Clearing House (ACH) fraud dispute between Patco Construction and Ocean Bank.  Patco sued Ocean Bank for having “commercially unreasonable” security in place after Patco lost more […]

Secure eBanking with Ezio Optical Reader – it’s easy

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Posted on 19th Jan 2012 by in Enterprise

We recently experienced one of the biggest tech events of the year – CES 2012. A hub of technology launches, consumer experiences and computing giants jostling for attention, one of the key trends at the show was motion-enabled TV and motion-controlled devices (think Tom Cruise using a Minority Report-style control of content on screens and […]

eBanking in Turkey: Credit cards you can bank on

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Posted on 19th Jan 2012 by in Corporate

In the latest post in our Digital Turkey series, I’ll be taking a look at innovations in Turkey’s banking industry. Alongside the fact that it has revolutionized the way we communicate, for many, what the internet does best is convenience. Online banking is a great example of digital convenience as users can manage their money […]

A Guide to Turkey’s Digital Future

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Posted on 13th Jan 2012 by in Corporate

With almost half of its 78 million citizens now online, Turkey is rapidly developing into a technological powerhouse. Not only is its young population (averaging just 28 years of age) becoming increasingly active online, but the country’s government and large corporations have been equally proactive in investing in cutting-edge technologies.