____/ peterwn on Tuesday 18 December 2007 10:02 : \____
> On Dec 18, 9:05 pm, Roy Schestowitz <newsgro...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> NZ banks demand a peek at customer PCs in fraud cases
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | The code also adds: "We reserve the right to request access to your
>> | computer or device in order to verify that you have taken all reasonable
>> | steps to protect your computer or device and safeguard your secure
>> | information in accordance with this code.
> There has been a backdown by the NZ banks concerning internet banking
> conditions from their original stance that placed the onus for fraud
> very much on the customer. The chief of a minor bank told a
> shareholders association meeting that ordinary fraud was a far bigger
> problem than internet fraud. and that the level of internet banking
> fraud was tolerable.
> IMO the best stance the banks can take is customer education together
> with a reasonable sort of two factor identification.
> I personally use Linux for internet banking with a dedicated userid
> and password so any contamination of ordinary userspace does not
> compromise security when doing internet banking.
About a month ago, Groklaw suggested having fast lanes for those who use secure
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