Posts Tagged ‘Online-Banking’

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 […]

The mTAN procedure and the question about responsibility in fraud cases

Online Banking and electronic paying systems are quite comfortable. As long as they function and no problems emerge, someone hardly asks himself the question, how the liability in cases of damage is appointed. The media reports, again and again, in connection with the Mobile-TAN procedure, about system hacking and data abuse. Also the Smart TAN […]

Wie sicher ist das Mobile-Tan-Verfahren?

Als das Mobile-Tan-Verfahren (mTan) eingeführt worden ist, glaubten die Entwickler an ein System, das Online-Banking vor Ãœbergriffen von Internetkriminellen schützen kann. Bei diesem Verfahren meldet sich der Kunde über das Onlineportal bei seiner Bank an, um eine Ãœberweisung zu veranlassen. Damit er den Ãœberweisungsvorgang abschließen kann, wird ihm eine Transaktionsnummer (Tan) an die bei der […]