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Confessions app Whisper spills almost a billion records

byDanny BradburyResearchers who uncovered a data exposure from mobile app Whisper earlier this week have released more details about the incident.Whisper is an app from MediaLab, a mobile app company that owns a host of other apps including the popular messaging service Kik. It offers a kind of anonymous social network service that allows people to post thei
Publish At:2020-03-13 08:48 | Read:941 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data loss Privacy Security threats app privacy data exposure

85% of apps not up to scratch on privacy, study finds

A coordinated study of apps run by a group of national privacy and data protection bodies from all around the world has found that the vast majority are failing to provide adequate information on the privacy implications of using the app.The study, conducted by the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN), looked at over 1200 apps with participants each tas
Publish At:2014-09-12 08:20 | Read:4973 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Mobile Privacy app permissions app privacy app secu

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