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Security researchers IO Active are warning that many smartphone banking apps are leaky and need to be fixed. Testing 40 iOS-based banking apps from 60 banks around the world, the research summary is pretty nerve-wracking: 40 per cent are vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks, because they don't validate the authenticity of …


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  1. The Cogito

    quelle surprise

    banks rush apps to monetize acknowledge trend change

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Typical banking IT

    Based on my experiences, they'll have tons of paperwork documenting things to the n'th degree and proving that they comply with ISO270001 et al. Even worse is that the management probably actually believe it. Shame they have a bad habit of farming out the code to the cheapest code monkeys they can find.

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