Visa bringing digital wallet service to Canada this fall

Visa's plan to launch a digital wallet system in the U.S. and Canada this fall is by far the largest and most ambitious of any similar initiative announced by credit card processors, banks

Published on: May 13th, 2011 Matt Hamblen

Mint a fresh example for start-up Web marketing

Aaron Patzer might not have revealed what his product was or how it worked, but that didn't stop him from collecting 30,000 e-mail addresses for Mint Software Inc. The founder of Mint.com and

Published on: November 23rd, 2010 Brian Jackson

Flashlight let banks remotely probe customers’ computers

Security vendor Trusteer's latest product will allow banks to remotely investigate their customers' computers if it is suspected the PC has been hacked.The service, called Flashlight, is designed to enable banks security experts

Published on: March 16th, 2010 Jeremy Kirk

Security expert stunned at bank’s fraud prevention practices

Checking out of a Hilton hotel in London, security expert Roger Thompson was told his Visa card had been declined due to suspicions it was stolen, a situation that only got more disconcerting

Published on: December 16th, 2009 Ellen Messmer and Joaquim P. Menezes

Cybercrooks using stolen credentials to plunder small business accounts

An organization representing more than 15,000 financial institutions has issued a warning about a growing wave of attacks against small banks and businesses by cybercriminals using stolen banking credentials to plunder corporate accounts.In

Published on: August 27th, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan

Fighting first party fraud in Canada — an expert shows how

Hello and welcome to the program. I'm Joaquim Menezes, senior online editor at IT Business and my guest today is Jas Anand, senior product and risk strategy manager at Actimize. Jas is an

Published on: August 26th, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes

Sustained IT spending gives Canadian banks an edge in tough times

While economic challenges are moving banks south of the border to slash IT budgets, Canadian backs appear more resilient and will continue to invest more on new tech projects in 2009, a new

Published on: January 21st, 2009 Brian Jackson