|[November 13, 2012]
Easy Solutions Study Reveals Views of Latin American Consumers on Electronic Fraud
SUNRISE, Fla. --(Business Wire)--
Easy Solutions, the leading online fraud prevention company, recently
completed a new study examining the views of Latin American consumers on
electronic fraud. Survey participants from all over Latin America,
including the Caribbean and Brazil, were interviewed about their
experiences and opinions concerning electronic services such as online
and mobile banking and ATMs. The study revealed important customer
insights for financial institutions and online service providers in the
According to the study, electronic fraud is the main factor discouraging
the use of online banking and e-commerce. Considering the amount of
phishing and other attacks in Latin America and around the world, these
participants are right to worry. Over the past 12 months the Easy
Solutions team detected 800,000 unique phishing attacks worldwide.
"The study shows that users expect and are willing to use additional
security methods offered by banks, and that it is posible to generate
more trust in electronic channels with new technological tools and
educational campaigns," says Silvia Lopez, Marketing Director of Easy
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE STUDY
37% of online users said they have installed some type of protection
program other than antivirus software on their computers, which shows
a willingness to use these kinds of solutions.
40% of online users say they have never heard of Phishing threats, and
50% do not know about Malware. Less than 30% of online users have
heard of of Man-in-the-Middle and Man-in-the-Browser attacks.
>>Download the complimentary report at: http://www.easysol.net/newweb/Industry-News/Research-Report
ABOUT EASY SOLUTIONS
Easy Solutions is the only security provider focused exclusively on the
prevention and detection of electronic fraud. Easy Solutions provides
products that protect against phishing, pharming, malware,
Man-in-the-Middle and Man-in-the-Browser attacks, multifactor
authentication, and transaction anomaly detection.
Headquarters: 1401 Sawgrass Corporate Parkway, Sunrise, FL 33323. Tel.
Latin America: Cra. 13A No. 98 - 21 Of. 401 Bogot�, Colombia. Tel. +57
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