According to a new report by Reposify, 23% of leading multinational banks display potential security vulnerabilities. The researchers scanned the remote login services, exposed databases, and developed tools to uncover the findings. The potential vulnerabilities will likely affect over 350 subsidiaries of these banks also.
Researchers evaluated sensitive assets including exposed databases, remote login services, and development tools. The researchers reported that 23% of banks had at least one misconfigured database. Furthermore, 54% of the banks had exposed their RDP on the internet. Additionally, 31% of banks displayed vulnerabilities in remote code execution. The researchers also reported multiple unsecured FTP servers with unidentified authentication.