In August I visited the Chaos Communication Camp near Berlin. Once every four years this great and world’s greatest hacker festival is organized. I spoke with a couple of cool Danish hackers there and we talked about internet security and eventually about the security of Danish banks. Seemed like quite a lot of Danish bank have terrible HTTPS connection security (scoring a F on Qualys SSL Labs). That’s a bad sign and my gut feeling was telling me that this wouldn’t be the only security vulnerability they would have.
When I decoded it, I was shocked. Is this happening for real? I was less than a minute on their web site. This is just the HTML code of the login screen, one of the most visited pages of Danske Bank’s web site. I never heard of this bank, but my new friends told me it was the biggest bank in Denmark. Continue reading