Our Vision: One PC for Casual Surfing and Secure Banking

Have you ever wondered whether the PC that you use for casual surfing is secure for a secure banking? Various approaches to safe banking such as a dedicated PC, auxiliary hardware and others have been discussed in numerous forums and literature. Some have been already implemented as a product, while some are more philosophical. All of these approaches assume that the client PC cannot be trusted as it may have malware already resident due to inadvertent user actions. In Intel Labs, we are exploring mechanisms to provide developers the capabilities of protecting the critical pieces of logic on platform even in the presence of malware and it poses lots of challenges to be tackled. For more information on this research, read the article at BankInfoSecurity and let us know what you think!

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