Starbucks admits its iPhone app stores unencrypted user passwords

Starbucks admits its iPhone app stores unencrypted user passwords

When you type a password into a mobile payment app, you’d probably expect it to protect that password somehow. But it seems that the Starbucks app for iOS doesn’t actually lock its usernames and passwords down.  According to a Computerworld report , company executives admitted today that the mobile app stores passwords in clear text, with no encryption of any sort. By connecting your phone to a computer, the report claims, someone could easily retrieve your password from a crash log.

Read More:
Starbucks admits its iPhone app stores unencrypted user passwords

TwitterFacebookStumbleUponLinkedInTumblrShare

Comments are closed.

Ads
SEO Powered by Platinum SEO from Techblissonline