Dernières actualités – Technologie & Sécurité 13/03/2011

  • La Banque du Canada a annoncé jeudi qu’elle mettra en circulation en novembre prochain de nouveaux billets de 100$ composés de plastique, puis des billets de 50$ en mars 2012.

    tags: TecSec billets canada

  • HSBC is sending four million online banking customers a security token which will enable them to log in to their online bank account wherever they are, without using a card reader.

    tags: hsbc TecSec sécurité e-banking

  • Trend Micro researchers have confirmed Zitmo, a mobile variant of Zeus, now targets BlackBerry devices. The Zeus-in-the-Mobile Trojan intercepts SMS messages and blocks phone calls.

    tags: WebMob TecSec sécurité mobile virus zeus

  • SANTA ANA, Calif. — A Southern California couple have been arrested on charges that they bilked eight banks out of $130 million.  Federal prosecutors say 61-year-old Thomas Chia Fu and his 48-year-old wife, Cheri L. Shyu, were arrested Thursday at their Newport Beach home, a day after a grand jury indicted them on bank fraud charges. They face up to 30 years in prison if convicted.

    tags: TecSec fraude usa crédit

  • For the average Indian, ATM translates to Any Time Money. And the usage of ATM machines in the country is increasing by leaps and bounds, data from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has shown. The number of installed ATMs or Automated Teller Machines increased by 29% to 69,324 in the 12 months from January 2010 to January 2011

    tags: TecSec atm gab inde

  • First, we said goodbye to the floppy disk drive. Then, the Sony Walkman was unceremoniously buried.  Now, it's time to prepare a eulogy to a gadget that’s been an even bigger part of the American landscape for a much longer time — the magnetic stripe credit card.

    tags: TecSec sécurité carte chip

  • Financial institutions around the world are increasingly utilizing biometrics at ATMs and for online banking, in the fight to keep the fraudsters at bay. (Magnetic strip cards, notoriously vulnerable to fraud, are still in abundance, and in the US, card skimming poses one of the greatest fraud threats.)

    tags: TecSec skimming usa carte sécurité atm gab

  • PARIS (AP) — Le gouvernement français a été la cible d’une attaque d’une attaque informatique apparemment liée à  l’organisation du G-20. Les pirates sont parvenus à  pénétrer environ 150 ordinateurs au ministère de l’Economie et des Finances, tandis que l’Elysée, le Quai d’Orsay et d’autres ministères ont aussi été visés mais, dit-on, sans succès.

    tags: TecSec hacking france Etat

  • TRACFIN, la cellule de lutte contre le blanchiment d'argent met en garde sur son site officiel contre l'utilisation frauduleuse de son logo par des escrocs qui tente par ce biais de soutirer des données personnelles (nom, adresse, date de naissance, numéro de téléphone, numéro de compte bancaire) à  des populations bien particulières.

    tags: TecSec phishing TracFin

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