Thousands of Android and iOS apps are leaking sensitive data, says report

Millions of passwords, GPS locations, and financial records are sitting unprotected in plain sight — and yours could be one of them. Researchers at Appthority, a mobile security firm, scanned both Android and iOS mobile apps that used Firebase databases to store their users’ data. For the uninitiated, Firebase is a popular cloud-based backend platform for mobile and web applications.

Link: Thousands of Android and iOS apps are leaking sensitive data, says report
via mashable.com

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