Please create an account to participate in the Slashdot moderation system


Forgot your password?
Slashdot Deals: Deal of the Day - Pay What You Want for the Learn to Code Bundle, includes AngularJS, Python, HTML5, Ruby, and more. ×

Submission + - Researchers demo hack against African micro-finance accounts (

mask.of.sanity writes: Security researchers have shown how to raid Africa micro-finance bank accounts en masse using fake audio one time passwords.

The banks use audio one time passwords to authenticate users logging into their accounts, but failed to implement properly security controls across numerous systems.

Crucially the researchers did not reveal how they cracked the encryption in order to protect users.

This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Researchers demo hack against African micro-finance accounts

Comments Filter:

"For the love of phlegm...a stupid wall of death rays. How tacky can ya get?" - Post Brothers comics