HSBC Offers Secret Transaction Decoder Rings for High Rollers

Unless your name is Sir Winifred Montegue Moneybanks, don’t expect to hold the item at left in your hands anytime soon. HSBC is rolling out a new security device to give big money blokes in the UK a secure way to conduct complex internet transactions.

The keyring sized Vasco device generates a unique code to use alongside customer’s user name and password during authorizations.

However, all luxuries trickle down from the rich like pre-colonial sugar. Someday the device may occupy space on your key ring right next to the starter for your disposable Aston-Martin.

Digital Tokens for UK Biz Users” [Finextra via Bankwatch]