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Almost all retail apps leak personal data, security firm warns

January 7, 2020

After uncovering such a high level of insecurity among commonly used e-commerce apps, NowSecure advises consumers to delete all retail apps from their phones unless they are certain of their safety.

“After extensive testing, NowSecure is issuing a global warning to the millions of mobile app consumers and businesses to temporarily stop using top retail and e-commerce apps,” the company said in an email to Retail Dive. “Millions of users operate under the false assumption that the apps on their phones are safe.”

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