Banking Apps Found Vulnerable to MITM Attacks

Leading US and UK-based banks have patched a flaw found in their Android and iOS mobile apps that allowed adversaries to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks to steal customer credentials and view and manipulate network traffic.

According to researchers at the School of Computer Science at the University of Birmingham that found the flaw, the vulnerability impacted nine apps belonging to banks such as HSBC and the TunnelBear VPN app.

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Source: ThreatPost