A New Taxonomy of Mobile Banking Threats, Attacks and User Vulnerabilities

Mirza Abdullah, Saman and Ahmed, Bilal and M.Ameen, Musa (2018) A New Taxonomy of Mobile Banking Threats, Attacks and User Vulnerabilities. Eurasian Journal of Science and Engineering, 3 (3). pp. 12-20. ISSN 24145629

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Abstract

Mobile banking becomes an interesting technique within the modern bank establishments. It facilitates the transactions and day lifestyle of customers. It minimizes the impact of location and time for doing bank activities and communicate with bank servers. However, the process is exposed to risks from attackers and hackers, especially, user behaviors that open and create much vulnerability in this system. This work presents a new taxonomy for mobile banking attackers and threats. Through this taxonomy, this work will identify the important user vulnerabilities that attackers may misuse for penetrating systems and steal privacy and sensitive data. The main contribution of this work is to provide important suggestions for mobile banking users so that they can take them as a precaution for protecting their privacy and financial aspects. The work concluded that there are many user behaviors of mobile banking which lead to threats in the systems. The work presents many suggestions for users so that their systems can be protected from malicious activities and malwares. Also, many future aspects have been presented.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mobile Banking, Threats and Attacks, User Vulnerabilities
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Q Science > QA Mathematics
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: Eurasian Journal of Science and Engineering > VOL 3, NO 3 (2018)
Depositing User: ePrints deposit
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2020 18:40
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2021 08:04
URI: http://eprints.tiu.edu.iq/id/eprint/234

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