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Flaws in Amazon’s Mobile Apps Could Have Been Exploited to Crack Passwords

27
Feb
2014

Security researchers from FireEye have uncovered security holes in Amazons mobile applications that could have been exploited by attackers to crack the passwords of Amazon accounts. The vulnerabilities have been addressed by Amazon.

The flaws weak password policy, and no limitation or CAPTCHA for password attempts impacted both the Android and the iOS apps.

CAPTCHAs are usually utilized to prevent attackers from breaching accounts with brute-fo…

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