Date Added: Dec 2012
Mobile banking has become very attractive and useful facility from customers and services provider point of view. However, this domain has evidenced many security threats. Attackers target this domain for financial or other benefits. In spite of many security measures being taken by mobile service providers and application providers, still there are vulnerabilities that may be exploited by adversaries. The threats include intruding from a remote place and physical theft. This paper proposes a novel approach to prevent such threats. The new approach introduced by one analyzes user's input patterns and also the level of finger pressure while giving input through mobile device. Input patterns such as the time taken for user to give input to mobile gadget are considered.