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Visa, banks to test real-time fraud alerts

Credit card giant Visa is teaming up with with eight North American banks to deliver fraud alerts in real-time via SMS (text messages) and e-mails to cell phones.The pilot program will allow about 2,000 Visa cardholders to set thresholds that will trigger an immediate transaction alert to a mobile device.

August 20, 2008 by

Spam races to the Olympics

Expect more incidents of online scams and fraud connected to next month's Beijing 2008, as well as spam targeted at mobile devices, Symantec says.

July 7, 2008 by

66% of cellphone users worry about sharing personal data

Anxiety about sharing personal data is the biggest barrier to consumer acceptance of mobile banking and commerce (66%), according to Harris Interactive. Additional barriers to adoption: more exposure to fraud and financial scams (63% expressed concern); worry about losing a device containing valuable information (61%); concern about costs (58%); usability (43%), reliability (37%), and speed [...]

March 25, 2008

Case Study: GSM fraud in Australia

Communication today is all about convenience, but this is shaping up as a major cause of revenue loss to mobile phone carriers, with Australia racking up over AU$100 million in GSM fraud losses each year.

May 9, 2001 by

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