Reply to post: Re: Co-op concerns

Analysts apply Occam's razor to Tesco Bank breach

Anonymous Coward
Anonymous Coward

Re: Co-op concerns

I do security. I have done security at a very large bank. You'd be surprised.

For instance, do you know what customer-side SWIFT terminal used to look like until very recently? It looks like a general purpose PC, and in many firms, it IS -- general purpose, that is -- not hardened, used for mail, web browsing, office docs and, er, seven/eight/nine figure transactions. I'm only surprised it took this long for the crooks to catch on.

When theory discover how many hedge funds with enormous AUM have one-person IT departments,. oyyy.

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR WEEKLY TECH NEWSLETTER

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2019