Trading Platforms Riddled With Severe Flaws

While many banking application developers have made great strides in hardening their software from attacks, much of the rest of the fintech application field is wide open for ownage through very basic but severe vulnerabilities reminiscent of the kind we saw nearly a decade ago.

Next month at Black Hat USA Alejandro Hernandez, a researcher from IOActive, will detail some stark examples of this during a presentation that will show the depths of flaws found present in stock-trading platforms used by millions of traders around the globe.

Read more about the research by Alejandro Hernandez, who has found a universal lack of security controls up and down the list of 79 trading applications he has tested, on DarkReading.