ING Direct Fights Keystroke Loggers
ING Direct USA is doing its best to thwart keystroke logging software by using a web-based numeric keypad.
Since a secure connection won’t protect you if a keystroke logger has been installed on your computer, ING Direct is using the keypad to keep you from having to enter your numbers from your keyboard. This will keep you typing in your account number and password and hopefully, keeping it from being tracked by thieves.
If your bank isn’t using a strategy like this you should request it – it’s a great idea!
Here’s what it looks like: