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Starbucks app stores log-in credentials, location info in plain text

16
Jan
2014

If youre concerned about someone getting their hands on your personal data, youll want to read on — this latest methods an unlikely culprit. The Starbucks mobile-payment app is reportedly saving user data, including email addresses, passwords and even your GPS location in plain text. Theoretically, anyone with access to your phone (and a computer) can download your private data with less than an hour or work.

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