An illustration showing a fisher-person underwater. A metophor on Phishing, a kind of cyber attack.

Why Checking the Box Matters—Juspay's Possibly Risky Shortcut in HDFC Net Banking

The blog post examines how Juspay’s auto-checking of HDFC Bank’s anti-phishing ‘Secure Access ID’ could undermine user security. The author argues that this action, while not immediately dangerous, could condition users to be less vigilant against phishing attacks. The post contends that third parties like Juspay should not alter a bank’s security measures. The post also questions if HDFC’s anti-phishing measure is effective, in the first place and discusses who should be responsible in defining and mitigating a site’s threat model.

August 30, 2023 · 8 min · Vishal V. Shekkar