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MasterPass: make credit card payments at home by swiping on your NFC laptop, literally

MasterPass: make credit card payments at home by swiping on your NFC laptop, literally

By 13 September 2013

When it comes to paying for goods we're already big fans of touch-to-pay NFC, available on a range of credit and debit cards and a growing number of participating stores. One quick tap - assuming the bill is not more than £20 - and that's it, all paid... >>

Alliance and Leicester to roll out mobile phone banking

Alliance and Leicester to roll out mobile phone banking

By 6 December 2006

Alliance & Leicester has announced that it will launch a mobile phone banking service in the new year. Designed to compliment, not replace, its online banking service, the mobile version will be run via the Monilink network so that customers can access... >>

Analysts concerned about safety of online banking

Analysts concerned about safety of online banking

By 23 October 2006

Online banks are not doing enough to protect customers from fraud online, according to analysts at Heise Security, who published a report last month that details their research into seven online banks. Four of the seven have not done enough to protect... >>

Barclays to offer customers free F-Secure Anti Virus software

By 26 May 2006

Barclays Bank has announced that it will provide its two million online banking customers with a free 2-year license of F-Secure Anti Virus to help protect them against the unsavoury side of the web. "Studies show that nearly two-thirds of home PCs don't... >>

Paypal launches credit card service

By 12 April 2006

Paypal has launched a new credit card service. The move is the first time the company, owned by eBay, has taken its focus away from the Internet offline. Although run as a separate company, and not directly linked to the users paypal account, customers... >>

Lloyds TSB to pilot a key-fob based security scheme

Lloyds TSB to pilot a key-fob based security scheme

By 14 October 2005

Lloyds TSB in the UK is to pilot a key-fob based security scheme with 30,000 of its online banking customers in an attempt to crack down on phishing and other fraud attacks. The device generates a unique, one time only, six digit number that customers... >>