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Dec 30, 2006

Online banking dongle

Dongles are cryptographic hardware devices with which the PC communicates, firstly to establish that the device is present and secondly that the device is authentic. They are commonly used as copy-protection devices to unlock protected software but one vendor is selling a dongle for Internet banking. It communicates with the PC via the headset jack, rather than say USB.

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