An Ethical Hacker named Yash, with a day time job as CTO of a online security startup in India's Silicon Valley Bangalore, blogged about what he felt were alleged security weaknesses in two leading banks — ICICI (India's leading private bank) and HSBC. The code was not made public to ensure any weaknesses were not exploited. ICICI only sent him a legal notice but did not follow up. According to CTO Yash, HSBC, without getting a Court order, forced his hosting provider Bluehost to remove his website. Yash has also blogged about how thugs turned up at his home.
This was reported by Techgoss.
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