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Fears of online share dealing

Online trading is set to boom even though trade sharing is becoming riskier, according to industry experts.


Last week Halifax suspended internet share dealing after customers were able to access other people&#39s accounts. But this Monday 800 people registered for the Halifax service – twice the level of a normal day.


The mess-up highlighted the problems with existing security.


Customers are being warned to use separate password protection for access to services and every trade.

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