Thousands of smartphone apps have been found leaking your personal data


Security researchers have discovered a new vulnerability caught leaking vast swathes of personal information from legitimate mobile applications found on both Apple and Google marketplaces, with fears rising the compromised data could be used to fuel future cyberattacks. Experts from Appthority, a security firm, found 43 terabytes-worth of exposed data and more than 1,000 applications while researching weak servers in March this year.

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