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

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

Powerful online tools for one-stop money management

Using the Web to manage your money used to mean logging into a plethora of banks and other institutions to check balances and maybe pay bills. Now various next-generation Web services are building

Published on: March 9th, 2009 Yardena Arar

Bank of Montreal woos millennials with Web tools

Banks looking to forge new lifelong relationships with 18 to 30 year-olds must offer them the Web-based communications channels they prefer or lose out to competition, according to a new survey.Dubbed the “millennial

Published on: November 19th, 2008 Brian Jackson

20 tech practices that can make a big difference to your work and life

Technology is supposed to make life easier, but it doesn't seem that way when you're struggling to wrangle 289 new e-mail messages, dealing with a hard-drive crash, or suddenly realizing that you left

Published on: August 29th, 2008 Gina Trapani

ING DIRECT builds Rapport – offers free anti-phishing software

Consumers just don't feel very good about handing over their personal information to online banks, and that's a situation ING DIRECT hopes to change by offering a free anti-phishing software download, according to

Published on: June 5th, 2008 Brian Jackson

AT&T brings online banking to cell phones

AT&T recently unveiled a mobile banking platform that could allow users to carry out banking transactions from their cell phones. AT&T says that it's planning on preloading the banking application onto new handsets

Published on: November 15th, 2007 Brad Reed