Austrian ID card vulnerable to spoofing attack
Source: H Security - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Privacy Security expert Wolfgang Ettlinger has discovered a vulnerability in the Austrian Citizen Card that allows attackers to spoof the credentials of their victims. This is the second time the card has been hacked. The attack exploits a vulnerability in the Java-based online version of the ID card environment (Bürgerkartenumgebung or BKU) to authorise banking transactions or sign PDF documents with the victim's qualified signature. This digital signature is legally equivalent to a signature on paper.

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