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New York settles with 5 companies over insecure mobile apps

Tuesday 18 December 2018 | 10:57 CET | News
New York's attorney general has reached a settlement with 5 companies whose mobile apps failed to meet basic security requirements. In a statement, attorney general Barbara Underwood said Western Union Financial Services, Priceline, Equifax Consumer Services, Spark Networks and Credit Sesame failed to failed to keep sensitive user information secure when transmitted over the internet.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Google / Spark
Countries: United States
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