Iran: Security researcher ignored by banks hacks the banks instead
- cause About a year ago, Iranian security researcher Khosrow Zarefarid found a major security flaw in the country’s banking system and created a formal report.
- effect He sent the report to the CEOs of a number of banks in the country, who completely ignored it. Zarefarid decided to make his findings public in response.
- result Zarefarid recently put up a link revealing the account info of 3 million users. Zarefarid, who left Iran, didn’t appear to use the info he hacked, just leaked it. source