Starbucks App Stores Passwords in Plain Text

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The App Store over the years has won customer trust for secure apps since each app goes through an approval process. However, in the recent past there have been many cases where users’ data has been compromised due to the app developers server being hacked or not using enough security measures. It was recently revealed that the popular Starbucks app … Read More

Snapchat Security Breach Affects 4.6 Million Users

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Snapchat a social networking app popular for sharing photos with friends that self-destruct after a few seconds has had a security breach. The servers of Snapchat were hacked that has resulted in usernames and mobile numbers of over 4.6 million users being exposed and possibly available on the internet. According to reports, Gibson Security on August 27, 2013 had pointed … Read More

AT&T Contacts iPad 3G Customers (Security Breach Update)

AT&T has finally reached out to their iPad 3G customers affected by the security breach discovered on June 7th. After days of silence formulating a response (and probably being brow beaten by Steve Jobs), the American telecom giant sent an email to explain their side of the story. In a message dated June 13th, Senior Vice President, Public Policy and … Read More

FBI Investigates iPad Security Breach

The FBI has launched an investigation into the AT&T security breach first reported in Valleywag earlier this week. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the United States has begun to look into the circumstances surrounding the breach that left hundreds of thousands of iPad 3G owners exposed to potential attack. While … Read More