Eavesdropper Vulnerability Exposes Hundreds of Mobile Apps

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Appthority on Thursday warned that up to 700 apps in the enterprise mobile environment, including more than 170 that were live in official app stores, could be at risk to due to the Eavesdropper vulnerability. Affected Android apps already may have been downloaded up to 180 million times, the firm said, based on its recent research. The vulnerability has resulted in large-scale data exposure. Eavesdropper is the result of developers hard-coding credentials into mobile applications that utilize the Twilio Rest API or SDK.

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