Friday, October 25, 2013

LinkedIn's New Mobile App Called 'a Dream for Attackers' - NYTimes.com

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"Some bloggers have hailed it as a smart play by LinkedIn to get more mobile action and to get users to stop thinking of the service as a static Web site they go to every couple of years to update their employment status.
But security researchers have taken issue with the way the app works. Intro redirects e-mail traffic to and from users’ iPhones and iPads through LinkedIn’s servers, then analyzes and scrapes those e-mails for relevant data and adds pertinent LinkedIn details."
LinkedIn's New Mobile App Called 'a Dream for Attackers' - NYTimes.com
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