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8 in 10 mobile banking apps are flawed, security expert suggests

0. phoneArena posted on 23 May 2012, 09:45

Neal O'Farrell is the executive director of Identity Theft Council – a San Francisco-based non-profit that specializes in providing support to victims of identity theft. And during the San Francisco Small Business Week, he gave a speech that might get anyone who uses a mobile banking app a bit worried. That is because according to O'Farrell, 8 in 10 mobile banking applications are flawed as they do not provide adequate protection of user data...

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posted on 23 May 2012, 09:58 4

1. clevername (Posts: 1436; Member since: 11 Jul 2008)

It woulda been nice to get a list of banking apps that aren't secure

posted on 23 May 2012, 10:01 3

2. windowsRocks (Posts: 155; Member since: 28 Oct 2011)

You are clever enough to find those

posted on 23 May 2012, 11:01 2

3. jeroome86 (Posts: 2022; Member since: 12 Apr 2012)

Nothing like some more worrying.

posted on 23 May 2012, 11:22 1

4. jmoita2 (Posts: 930; Member since: 23 Dec 2011)

I know, it's basicaly: There is an 80% change your financial app is compromised, but we won't tell you which... so worry away!!!

posted on 24 May 2012, 03:55 1

5. 1ceTr0n (Posts: 549; Member since: 20 May 2012)

Utterly useless article stating the most obvious fact with no real solution

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