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A Concerning Number of Banks Have Failed Their Web Security Tests

During a new Security/Privacy analysis audit, 65% of the major US banks have scored the poorest rankings. This audit was performed by non-profit Online Trust Alliance (OTA) Alliance which anonymously audited over one thousand different websites. Followed by a ranking on their security and privacy practices. Of course, none of the sites that were investigated knew that such a test would be performed on their websites and it was also performed anonymously.

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brianparker1663d ago

Hacking and hackers develop and get more skilled faster than soft upgrades....or antiviruses

Cobra9511663d ago

That's what's scary. And I'm not so sure that it's greater skill in nefarious hands that is leading the world to cyber-ruin. I think it's more the advantage of surprise. The hacker knows who he's going to attack, and when. The victim has no idea until it happens.

MattDavisGR1663d ago

Better safe then sorry....

ajax171662d ago

I wish more hackers would go legit and work for these banks and governments

KingPin1662d ago

thats actually scary.
i think all financial services should have a separate department dedicated to protecting their systems.

Sahil1657d ago (Edited 1657d ago )

You just cannot trust any of these with your information.