SECURITY: FalconOne technology

Posted on June 1, 2006. Filed under: Visual FoxPro |

An interesting approach to security and detecting online fraudsters
http://www.infoworld.com/cgi-bin/redirect?source=rss&url=http://www.infoworld.com/article/06/05/31/78791_HNfalconone_1.html
 
The software mentioned uses a bunch of techniques including:
 
The software also monitors other characteristics of account holders, such as their style of typing and mouse movements to determine whether the user attempting a transaction is the actual account holder. Characteristics such as the speed and character pattern that account owners type, as well as whether they are a jittery or staid mouse user are individual and nearly impossible to mimic.
 
Sounds like a step in the right direction to me. And this is only the start I hope.
Surely in the next few years we should be able to eliminate 99% of the online fraud currently resulting from phishers…
 
 
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