Re: Some companies are just asking for it.

2005-06-26 Thread Lance James
Steve Furlong wrote: On 6/24/05, Perry E. Metzger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: For the record, the guys at Fidelity Investments have always seemed to me to have their act together on security, unlike lots of other A few years ago I did some consulting at Fidelity Investments, writing

Re: Some companies are just asking for it.

2005-06-25 Thread Steve Furlong
On 6/24/05, Perry E. Metzger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: For the record, the guys at Fidelity Investments have always seemed to me to have their act together on security, unlike lots of other A few years ago I did some consulting at Fidelity Investments, writing code to spider their own websites

Re: Some companies are just asking for it.

2005-06-24 Thread Perry E. Metzger
Perry E. Metzger [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Oh, and what companies are involved? The card is Fidelity branded, but it is really an MBNA production, with online marketing and card servicing (like this piece) being done by Individualized BankCard Services. One would think that everyone in

Some companies are just asking for it.

2005-06-23 Thread Perry E. Metzger
My girlfriend just got an (apparently legitimate from what I can tell) HTML email from her credit card company, complete with lots of lovely images and an exhortation to sign up for their new secure online ShopSafe service that apparently generates one time credit card numbers on the fly. Here's

Re: Some companies are just asking for it.

2005-06-23 Thread John Levine
My girlfriend just got an (apparently legitimate from what I can tell) HTML email from her credit card company, complete with lots of lovely images and an exhortation to sign up for their new secure online ShopSafe service that apparently generates one time credit card numbers on the fly.

Re: Some companies are just asking for it.

2005-06-23 Thread Perry E. Metzger
John Levine [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On the other hand, MBNA's mail practices would be laughable if they weren't entirely in line with every other bank in the country. The fact that others do laughable things doesn't make their practices any less laughable. Stupid things remain stupid no

Re: Some companies are just asking for it.

2005-06-23 Thread Lance James
John Levine wrote: My girlfriend just got an (apparently legitimate from what I can tell) HTML email from her credit card company, complete with lots of lovely images and an exhortation to sign up for their new secure online ShopSafe service that apparently generates one time credit card