68 per cent of Canadians now banking online: Yahoo [infographic]

A full 68 per cent of us now conduct our banking online, and 63 per cent would do all of our banking on a website or mobile app if we could, according to

Published on: March 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Tangerine adds secure instant messaging help feature to online banking

If you've ever clicked on the help section of your bank's website and been frustrated by the abundance of answers, none of them addressing the problem that sent you there in the first

Published on: January 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canadians are concerned about credit card fraud, and they want their banks to help: FICO

With the spate of headlines on security breaches at big retailers like Target and Home Depot, consumers have been taking notice – and they’ll be more watchful about how and where they spend

Published on: November 27th, 2014 Candice So

Tangerine to offer voice biometrics, assistant in updated mobile app

Tangerine CIO Charaka Kithulegoda remembers his bank's first foray into biometric authentication for online users way back in 1999 - a special type of mouse that would scan your fingerprint in order to

Published on: October 1st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Mind the App: Mint

The below text is a transcript of what’s said in the above video. For full context, we recommend you play the video above.  Managing your budgets and finances is not an easy task

Published on: January 9th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

Essential apps for the new Android user – Part 2

Just before the holidays, we launched Mind the App, a new video series created by Andrew Love, our video production specialist. The series will highlight the best of what app stores everywhere have

Published on: January 3rd, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

Are online banking apps, mobile ransomware a match made in cybercrime heaven?

In a recent report, antivirus software maker McAfee (now safely in Intel's hands and no longer related to notorious troublemaker/troubadour John McAfee) reports a vast increase in the number of unique instances of

Published on: August 22nd, 2013 Claudiu Popa

Cisco banking study shows Canadians want more personal service, security

What do Canadians want from their banks? According to networking vendor Cisco Systems’ Customer Experience Report on retail banking, they want more privacy, more security and more personalized service. And probably fewer egg

Published on: April 23rd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

SpyEye Trojan can evade fraud-detection algorithms

Banks are facing more trouble from SpyEye, a piece of malicious software that steals money from people's online bank accounts, according to new research from security vendor Trusteer.SpyEye is a particularly nasty piece

Published on: July 27th, 2011 Jeremy Kirk

One-third of Canadians would forfeit sex rather than the Internet

What pleasures would Canadians be willing to give up for a year? Most would sooner forfeit chocolates, coffee, and alcohol – or devices, such as mp3 players, video games and mobile phones –

Published on: August 12th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

Cyber scammers stole $120 million in 3 months from small firms

Ongoing computer scams targeting small businesses cost U.S. companies $25 million in the third quarter of 2009, according to the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.Online banking fraud involving the electronic transfer of funds

Published on: March 10th, 2010 Robert McMillan

Bank sues customer hit by $800,000 cyber theft

A Texas bank is suing a customer hit by an $800,000 cybertheft incident in a case that could test the extent to which customers should be held responsible for protecting their online accounts

Published on: January 28th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

Small firms must do more for safe online banking, experts say

Use a dedicated computer for online banking transactions to stay safe says the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and American Bankers Association – but that alone won’t cut it if businesses really want

Published on: January 17th, 2010 Brian Jackson

PC Financial’s online banking site gets top ‘user experience’ rating

President's Choice Financial's Web site does the best job of wooing prospective customers, a new study finds.The survey was done by Keynote Systems Inc. in San Mateo, Calif., a provider of test and

Published on: December 3rd, 2009 Brian Jackson