Posts Tagged ‘mobile phone’

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 […]

New Attacks on the mTAN Procedure in Online Banking

Apparently, hackers have again succeeded to steal data of customers with online Banking and to nullify the mTAN system. The damage thereby is estimated at several million euros. The number of the new fraud cases is said to lie within the two digit range. This is what a spokeswoman of Deutsche Telekom communicated to the […]