Expert Comments On Why Jailbroken Devices May Threaten Mobile Financial Services

Banks and financial institutions have more reason to worry about the threat of jailbroken devices attempting to access their mobile financial services, with the release of the new Checkra1n jailbreak tool this week.


EXPERTS COMMENTS
Sam Bakken, Senior Product Marketing Manager,  OneSpan
November 13, 2019
It seems the risk of adversaries using the tool for remote jailbreaks is low.
First, and perhaps most importantly, there are not a lot of good reasons for the average consumer to jailbreak their device. It disables many crucial security controls inherent in the platform that help keep customers and consumers safe. Second, though banks may need to consider the fact that this new Checkra1n tool may result in a slight uptick in the number of jailbroken devices attempting to ....
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