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Joe Biden app bug might have exposed personal information of millions of users

September 23, 2020

The personal details of tens of millions of people might have been exposed by a newly discovered bug in the official Joe Biden Presidential Campaign App called ‘Vote Joe.’ Tech Crunch reported that cybersecurity experts came across the vulnerability who immediately reported it to the app developers. The bug has been patched. The tech blog quoted a cybersecurity expert who said that up until the patch was issued, anyone has been able to trick the app into revealing anyone’s information by creating a contact on a smartphone with the voter’s name. Currently, there is no hard evidence that the bug has been used by criminals nor foreign states.

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