Bank Robber Uses Own Check in Robbery

· · Hot! with 14 comments

A man robbing a bank demanded the money by writing a note on one of his own checks, authorities say. Not surprisingly, he was caught soon afterward. Forest Kelly Bissonnette, 27, apparently tried to cover...

VeriSign to offer passwords on bank card

· with 3 comments

A leading provider of digital-security services wants to make disposable passwords easier for consumers to accept by squeezing the technology into the corner of a regular credit or ATM card. Fran Rosch, vice president for...

IBM Wins Swiss Bank Deal Worth $460 Million

· with 2 comments

IBM has won a five-year deal, which it claims is worth $460 million, to provide Switzerland's Banque Cantonale Vaudoise with a broad range of tech services while assuming management control of the bank's internal IT...

Pharming Attack Targeted Bank Customers Worldwide

· with 0 comments

According to Henry Gonzalez, senior security researcher for Websense, an attack that targeted online customers of at least 50 financial institutions in the U.S., Europe and Asia-Pacific was shut down this week. The pharming attack...

LOLing all the way to the bank

· with 17 comments

Maxime Seguineau helped found enterprise messaging firm Antepo in February 2000, just as reality was puncturing the hype-filled bubble of the dot-com craze. Back then, IM was mostly for teens and college students, who used...

First Bank Transfer via Quantum Cryptography

· with 0 comments

As on Slashdot: An anonymous reader writes with today's announcement that "the Austrian project for Quantum Cryptography made the world's first Bank Transfer via Quantum Cryptography Based on Entangled Photons; see also Einstein-Podolski-Rosen Paradoxon." ...

Feds Shut Down Web Site, Probe Bank Scam

· with 0 comments

Investigators are trying to find the source of a phony site, purportedly from the FDIC, that tries to trick recipients into giving up personal financial data. Federal investigators are seeking the source of...

UK News: Bank of England email scam

· with 0 comments

Yup, it's another scam email sent in a spoofy manner by a load of merchant bankers... The Bank of England says it has intercepted over 100,000 fraudulent e-mails masquerading as computer...

Australia's largest bank hit by fraud spam

· with 0 comments

Thanks to nathanintu for his post in BPN POLICE are investigating two fraudulent spam attacks in the same day, as both the country's largest bank and domain name registrar were targeted by...

Pawsoft Bank It 2.1 Released

· with 0 comments

Bank It is a simple yet fun and addictive freeware game. It is based on a very simple concept of banking accumulated points after guessing if the next number will be higher or lower than...

Subcontinent link helps huge bank deal

· with 0 comments

A Sydney software developer has paired up with Indian outsourcer Tata Consultancy Services in a $US100 million ($181 million) deal to supply technology to the State Bank of India. The world's third-largest bank...

Why I trust Microsoft more than my bank

· with 0 comments

Just seen this over at Activewin. A new Gartner study comes to the not-so-staggering conclusion that Mr. and Mrs. America don't like online authentication services such as Microsoft's Passport and AOL's Screen Name service. The...

View more...