Snapchat Hack Still Leaves Your Phone Number at Risk

SnapchatSnapchat now has to deal with yet another potentially large security vulnerability as Gibson Security released a new report reiterating that it is possible for hackers to obtain Snapchat users’ phone numbers. They initially revealed this hack four months ago and it went ignored by Snapchat. Now, after multiple app updates, Gibson Security says the exploits detailed in its initial report have still not been addressed. “Given that it’s been around four months since our last Snapchat release, we figured we’d do a refresher on the latest version, and see which of the released exploits had been fixed (full disclosure: none of them),” the researchers say in their report. In an interview with Business Insider, they said, “We [hope] that Snapchat audits their code and improves how security and bugs are handled in the company.” Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.