Howard Altman covers the military and national security for the Tampa Bay Times. He has won more than 50 journalism awards and his work has appeared in the New York Times, Daily Beast, Philadelphia magazine, the Philadelphia Inquirer, New York Observer, Newsday and many other publications around the world.
The explosion in digital payments is attracting an unsavory lot. But new technologies may give banks an edge against fraudsters.
Experts say it’s urgent to turn the focus back on finding and fixing internet vulnerabilities—and do it now—before the oncoming explosion of connected devices.
While banks focus on identity theft, bogus digital personas allow fraudsters to steal — and go undetected.
The recent attack that shut down Twitter and Airbnb shows the vulnerabilities banks still face. But experts insist protective measures are plentiful.