Your OTP Is Also Not Secure: Security Issues Of Mobile Apps in the E-Commerce
Anand Kr Shukla1, Harmanjeet Singh2
1Dr Anand Kumar Shukla*, University Institute of Computer Applications, Chandigarh University, Mohali, India.
2Harmanjeet Singh, University Institute of Computer Applications, Chandigarh University, Mohali, India.
Manuscript received on September 21, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on October 05, 2019. | Manuscript published on October 30, 2019. | PP: 3225-3228 | Volume-9 Issue-1, October 2019 | Retrieval Number: F9264088619/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.F9264.109119
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Abstract: Now a days most of the persons doing their banking transactions, bill payments online through mobile app or web. Almost all the financial institutions are providing second layer of authentication by providing one time password while online transactions. But one the other hand in almost every mobile applications have the features to read your contacts, your locations, your messages not only read but they have the features to write the massages, write the contacts in your contacts list. Are these features really helps us? Are they really for our time saving? In this research article we will see the dark side of these features of our mobile applications.
Keywords: Mobile Apps, Security, Online Transactions.