Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#1146 Popular Android, iPhone stocks app leaks your trading activities
The popular SeekingAlpha mobile application for tracking stocks and shares on Android and iOS devices harbours a serious security flaw leading to information leaks.

Discovered by Derek Abdine of Rapid7, the vulnerability "leaks personally identifiable and confidential information, including the username and password to the associated account, lists of stock symbols the user is interested, and HTTP cookies," according to the team.

Seeking Alpha describes itself as a "platform for investment research" and provides users with tools and content for investors to ferret out information on public stocks, investment opportunities and other securities.
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