BrewDog, one of the world’s largest craft beer brewers, has exposed personally identifiable information (PII) belonging to more than 200,000 of its shareholders and customers, according to cybersecurity researchers.

Cybersecurity consulting firm PenTest Partners discovered that a flaw in the official BrewDog app, which persisted for more than 18 months, made it easy for anyone to access the PII of other users.

In its detailed report, PenTest Partners notes that the mobile app doled out the same hard coded API Bearer Token, which effectively rendered request authorization useless.

TechRadar needs you!

We’re looking at how our readers use VPNs with streaming sites like Netflix so we can improve our content and offer better advice. This survey won’t take more than 60 seconds of your time, and we’d hugely appreciate if you’d share your experiences with us.

>> Click here to start the survey in a new window

Shield yourself with these best identity theft protection services

Here’s our choice of the best malware removal software on the market
These are the best ransomware …read more

Source:: TechRadar – All the latest technology news

      

(Visited 3 times, 1 visits today)

NASA Chooses Spacex To Launch A Self Propelled Space Station To The Moon

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *