Suppose you must use a pub computer to check your bank account?

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by bonedriven, Oct 8, 2011.

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  1. bonedriven

    bonedriven Registered Member

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    Suppose you have no choice but to use a computer that belongs to someone else, or even a computer for public use. You are aware that the computer may not be safe, but still you really need to check your bank account, or log on to some of your social accounts that you can not afford to lose. What are your precaution steps?

    I'm here asking for advice, since I think this kind of situation happens on me sometimes. If I can have a flash disk to bring along, I guess there might be some precious security apps I should always take to deal with the situation? Anti key logger and? Thank you!
     
  2. Cudni

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    use something like LiveCd
     
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    Thank you Cudni. Shame on me, I actually have never used a livecd before... Is livecd alone enough? Can it beat key logger or screen logger?

    Thanks MrBrian! Great read!
     
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    Portable application virtulization or streaming, with encryption and a secure password manager or boot to usb or cd.
     
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