Bitglass Security Spotlight: Popular Messaging App Exposes Users’ Private Data.


This post was originally published by Will Houcheime.

Go SMS Pro, a popular Android messaging app, had it’s photos, videos and other files exposed due to a bug. Security researchers discovered that when a user sends a file to a non-user, the app uploads the file to its servers and generates a web address so the recipient can see the file without installing the app. Security researchers notified the app maker and gave them an appropriate amount of time to fix the issue. However, after the researchers received no response, the news went public.

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