Viral Teen App Leaked Apple Users Data Company taking action: According to reports, a utility in demand had leaked hundreds of consumer information consistent with a record. This App and The knowledge, the Apple IDs, had been shared on two Amazon servers through TeenSafe App.
TeenSafe is an application that allows parents and guardians to monitor the location of their children and the activity of their text messages and All the phone record.
TeenSafe is used by more than 1 million active customers, mostly within the US. However, the committed data were only a few thousand.
Different stories indicate that there are no personal messages, images or historical location of the past of each mother and father and that the child has been shared on the servers.
This leak was discovered and reported by Robert Wiggins, a security researcher, He further said that one of the servers had nothing, except some test data. But the second server consisted of children and parents data such as Apple ID, email addresses, and passwords.
ZDNet has reported that Amazon servers are considered defective and that the information hosted by them is unprotected without any security.
When the Company alerted the Said
“WE HAVE TAKEN ACTION TO CLOSE ONE OF OUR SERVERS TO THE PUBLIC AND BEGUN ALERTING CUSTOMERS THAT COULD POTENTIALLY BE IMPACTED”
It is not clear why the data, and fewer passwords for the adolescents’ Apple IDs, were stored in plain text.
The company claims on its website that it is “secure” and uses encryption to encrypt data, as in the case of a data breach.
TeenSafe said it was still evaluating the situation and that it will “provide additional information” as it becomes available.