Jul 302016
 
 July 30, 2016  Breaches, Business, Healthcare

Cory Doctorow reports:

Consumer Reports Labs tested Glow, a very popular menstrual cycle/fertility-tracking app, and found that the app’s designers had made a number of fundamental errors in the security and privacy design of the app, which would make it easy for stalkers or griefers to take over the app, change users’ passwords, spy on them, steal their identities, and access extremely intimate data about the millions of women and their partners who use the app.

After being alerted to these problems, Glow fixed the app and re-released it. Consumer Reports has verified that the app’s known major problems have been fixed.

Read more on BoingBoing.

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