Explained: Payment Service Directive 2 (PSD2)

PSD2 is coming to the EU. What is it? How will it be used? What are the implications? Many questions and some answers and recommendations.

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Australians beware: myGov phishing on the prowl

We look at a myGov phish which has been doing the rounds recently. There’s even some peculiar antics going on late into the phish – shall we take a look?

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Scammers sneak into customer support conversations on Twitter

We’ve looked at the social engineering tactic of inserting a fake account into a conversation with legitimate support channels in the past, and today – thanks to Techhelplist – we can observe another one, this time going after Natwest bank logins. See how Twitter scammers are trying to steer potential victims away from legitimate support channels to phishing websites.

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Fake Bank of America Twitter Feed Leads to Phishing Page

Watch out for Twitter accounts injecting themselves into your conversations with official Banking customer support feeds. You may get more than you bargained for.

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Beware: “Halifax Classic” Phishing Mail

Scammers are sending Halifax bank themed phishing mails which claim the website is undergoing a major change, and you’ll need to login to update your details before it’s too late.

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Irregular Activities On Your Account: A‏ Chase Bank Phish

From the spam traps: a fake Chase Bank “Security Warning” email, claiming to have noticed something peculiar going on with your account. The mail reads as follows: SECURITY MESSAGE – Irregular Activities On Your Account‏ Dear Chase Online Customer, We’re currently upgrading our systems to bring enhanced features to your Online Banking experience. As a…

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iOS Banking Apps Fail to Inspire Confidence

How secure are the popular banking apps on your smartphone or tablet?

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Trojan looks to “Wrob” Android users

Android bank Trojans having been making their way around file sharing sites and alternative markets in the last few months as they look to replace legitimate banking apps and capture user data.

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Banking (Apps) on Google’s Android

Malware writers have been trying to make an impact on Android’s banking app for some time now. There have been a several families with some of the same gangs targeting PC’s also targeting mobile such like Zeus and SpyEye.

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