Latest News about Protectoria

Prof. Ross Anderson at Cambridge University gives a lesson on the Economics of Insecurity

In this inspiring video interview from Edge, Professor Ross Anderson explains why and how the greed-driven fostering of market imperfections has created the fundamental information security design flaws found in today’s networks and computer systems. As an example, the world of online banking uses OTP over SMS as a secure second authentication factor, which telecommunication [...]

Online Banking Credentials That Use SMS For Authentication Of Users Are Being Systematically Hacked

Over the last few years, there has been a steady focus on vulnerabilities in mobile phone networks. As far back as 2014 systemic vulnerabilities on the SS7 protocol for SMS was a well-known problem presented by security researchers, but now there appears to be real attacks on bank accounts using One-Time-PINs (OTPs) over SMS for transaction [...]

Protectoria in The Paypers – “How to keep you online business secure”

The CEO of Protectoria, Mr. Trond Lemberg, appears in The Paypers with an expert opinion article. Find the full article here To read more about our solutions and technology please have a look here  

Protectoria in the media – interview with Trond Lemberg

Trond Lemberg, Protectoria talks to the Paypers about the solution that are commonly used to fight fraud and secure applications and the technology of the Protectoria Secure Mobile Platform. You find the full interview here

Protectoria and Prosa Securities in the Norwegian financial press 

Protectoria has recently launched our latest solution for PSD2 compliant authentication on one device only. Our solution (PSMP) has been through a security evaluation by a German security evaluation company (SRC). In the process of developing and preparing this software Prosa Securities has proven a valuable partner, offering in-depth tools for analyzing the strength and [...]

Press Release: Outsmarting the mobile phone hackers through innovation

Protectoria announced today a technological break-through for payment transaction security.  The technology enables PSD2 (Payment Services Directive II) security compliance for payments for a single smartphone without any other pre-requisites other than an Internet connection and a security enhanced payment app.  The security solution -The Protectoria Secure Mobile Platform- has been analysed and independently verified [...]

Weak access privileges and lack of strong authentication in on-line gaming

Pure luck has saved a major on-line gaming organisation from a financial meltdown due to ransomware. Weak governance and implementation of access management together with lack of strong authentication and authorization have shown how easy attackers could enter into the very core of a critical infrastructure, even though state of the art technologies are used. [...]

Protectoria announces protection method against GOZI/NYMAIM banking malware

According to IBM 24 US-banks have been hit by a new and advanced malware. Since the beginning of April 2016 this malware has stolen millions dollars: https://securityintelligence.com/meet-goznym-the-banking-malware-offspring-of-gozi-isfb-and-nymaim/ It is not the current amount stolen that makes the attacks interesting, but that the perpetrators have created a systematic attack pattern that works over and over again, [...]