Online Bank Security

I recently read that if you are a victim of bank fraud in NZ, the banks want to the power to be able to search your computer to ascertain if your personal computer security was at fault.

I am partial to the banks educating their customers about the Internet security and having it clearly stated in their web sites as a first measure. Perhaps offering free Anti Virus software or making several recommendations to their customers.

I anticipate a couple of issues with the banks wanting to do this:
1. What is stopping a victim of fraud wiping their hard drive or disposing of the computer if the economics are worthwhile ?.
2. Cell phones are used to access the Internet and banking. Cell phones are often miss placed.

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