The rise of new payment solutions offers a whole new playground for cybercriminals.
SERMA Safety & Security conducts expert analyses of payment applications integrated into devices such as smart cards or smartphones. S3 has been approved by all the banking certification schemes to conduct evaluations with the aim of obtaining a certificate. These projects are carried out in fully confidential conditions, approved by the supervisory authorities.
“Your credit card isn’t safe anywhere. Even without knowing any details about a card, hackers can easily hack into a bank account. All they need is a computer, Internet access and six seconds,” explained researchers from Newcastle University in the UK, in a study published in the academic journal IEEE Security & Privacy (IEEE stands for Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).