m-commerce security risks exposed

Thursday, 2 June 2005, 4:28 AM EST

Vulnerabilities in mobile applications offer a way to attack otherwise secure web sites, according to independent security consultancy SecureTest.

SecureTest has demonstrated how hackers can break into a mobile phone application, modify the code and use this as a tool to manipulate the website itself. The demo featured a fictitious gambling website with a horse-racing betting application and a standard Sony Ericsson P900 smartphone running freeware software tools.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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