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Viewing posts from January, 2009

fdic-starts-push-for-two-factor-authentication

The FDIC held a symposium in LA where they released a supplement to their study "Putting an End to Account-Hijacking Theft." According the ABA eAlert, there is a strong push for two-factor authentication:

finding-ebay-phishers-through-reverse-social

Here's one of those "of course, now that I see it, it makes perfect sense" ideas: Finding Ebay fraudsters through social networks. Track who has given positive feedback to scammers. Whoever else they have given positive feedback is probably a scammer too.

firewalls-and-immigration

I've been a bit surprised by the lack of discussion amongst security bloggers about the immigration bills being batted about in Congress. I don't want to start any flame wars about the definition of 'amnesty' or anything, I just think that the community could help keep the country from spending an insane amount of (borrowed) money on a "security" fence along the Mexican border.

focusing-on-things-you-can-control

The blogosphere is alive with talk about the FFEIC's guidance requiring stronger authentication for online banking. Inevitablty, someone says how useless better authentication is when PCs are so insecure.

google-corporate-blog-hacked-again

While I'm here, here is a quicky: Google's blog has been hacked again

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