Some of the most popular applications available for the iPhone and Android handsets suffer from serious security issues, a recent study from security firm ViaForensics has found.
According to the security firm's appWatchdog study, a slew of companies, including Foursquare, LinkedIn, Netflix, and Wordpress earned a "fail" rating on storing sensitive data securely. Netflix's Android application, for example, failed to "securely store passwords," ViaForensics said. Surprisingly, the iPhone version of the Netflix app earned the highest "pass" rating for securely storing passwords.
Netflix is taking the findings seriously. In a statement to … Read more