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Facebook Security Hole Found on iPhone, Android Devices

afmediagroup (2608223) writes | more than 2 years ago

Android 0

afmediagroup writes "inShare

A security flaw in Facebook’s mobile apps can be easily tapped by thieves searching for personal information about you.

The problem is that Facebook’s app for iOS and Android devices doesn’t encrypt your login credentials, making them a sitting duck for bad apps or a poisoned USB connection.

“A rogue application, or two minutes with a USB connection, are all that’s needed to lift the temporary credentials from either device,” Bill Ray wrote in The Register."

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