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Mobile Apps Fail Big Time at Security, Study Says

A study from digital security company viaForensics paints a stark picture of the vulnerability of <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/article/237345/phone_data_caps_five_things_you_shouldnt_do_too_often.html">smartphone</a> user data. viaForensics evaluated 100 popular consumer apps running on Android and iOS, and found that 76 percent store usernames, while 10 percent store passwords as plain text. Those 10 percent included popular sites such as LinkedIn, Skype, and Hushmail.

Ilie Mitaru | 12 Aug | Read more

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