Posts Tagged ‘Hacker’

Sparkasse’s pushTAN-app with security gaps

Most users of smartphones and tablets also have online banking through their bank’s apps by now. They use the simple means for transfers, checking the account balance and similar things. The apps which are designed to facilitate online banking are also particularly popular. An example is Sparkasse’s pushTAN-app which provides the relevant tokens for transfers. […]

Two-factor authentication in everyday life

The security of the data of users, companies and customers has become one of the biggest challenges of the digital era. For a long time this sensitive information has been a currency, and criminals also have an interest in learning as much as possible about the user in question. At the same time the significance […]

Two-Factor Authentication: More Security in User Identification

In security-critical fields of application, like online banking, it is well known: the two-factor authentication. In order to gain access to a resource, the user must identify themselves with a password and an additional factor. Mostly, a one-time PIN will be retrieved, which the user receives through SMS. In other situations, a specific piece of […]

How can you protect yourself from hackers?

For years, one could read about attacks of the hackers on enterprises. They were far away and have nevertheless caused plenty of problems. Today the appropriate methods of the hackers, scammers and criminals on the internet are more and more frequently targeted on simple users. They have interest in the data of the normal customers […]

Warum Apple an dem Klau von Prominentenfotos nicht unschuldig ist

Es ging durch alle Medien: Nacktfotos von Prominenten gelangten in die Hände von Hackern und wurden im Netz veröffentlicht. Nun ermittelt die Polizei. Wie konnten die Hacker auf die Fotos zugreifen? Und welche Rolle spielt dabei die iCloud, der Internetspeicher von Apple? Apple teilte mit, dass es keine generellen Sicherheitslücken gäbe und es sich dabei […]