Safe online banking & shopping - they say.

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by AaLF, Dec 17, 2011.

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  1. AaLF

    AaLF Registered Member

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    Just about all Internet Security suites and a few 'paid' AVs offer nowadays "Safe online banking & shopping" as a feature.

    How do they 'do it' and if its such a growth feature nowadays where just about every ISS is offering it, where are the stand alone equivalents for those who don't use Security suites?

    Yeah. I know you're gonna say Prevx. But it should be as common as a registry cleaner or PC optimizer shouldn't it?
     
  2. Victek

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    Every product is somewhat different so I think you will need to be more specific to get answers about "how they do it". More importantly you need to read the fine print about this claim - I expect there are disclaimers. I don't believe there are any protection mechanisms unique to online banking. If you look closely at an ISS you can duplicate the functionality with standalone apps.
     
  3. dw426

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    My only question is why do you need a security suite/program to be "safe" in online banking/shopping? The only dangers are phishing websites and keyloggers, both of which can easily fool a security app and both of which should be checked for long before you even log in to a secure website.
     
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