Published on November 24th, 2009 📆 | 6533 Views ⚑0
Man-in-the-Middle Attacks against the chipTAN comfort Online Banking System
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ChipTAN comfort is a new system which is supposed to securely authorise online banking transactions by means of a trusted device. It is assumed that chipTAN comfort specifically protects against man-in-the-middle attacks. Such attacks are currently putting bank customers who are using the iTAN system at risk. RedTeam Pentesting examined chipTAN comfort and showed that even when using this sys-tem,man-in-the-middle attacks can compromise online banking security.