Monday, October 27, 2008

The Difficulty in Fighting Bank Fraud

Here's a brief interview with Elliot Castro, a former credit card fraudster and now a consultant in the UK, discussing some of his tricks of the trade for Finextra, a British banking e-mail newsletter.

You'll notice that all of his techniques were simple social engineering traps. There wasn't a hacking tool in site for miles, or kilometers, if you're outside the US.


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