Appthority has discovered a significant data exposure vulnerability we’ve named Eavesdropper that affects almost 700 apps in enterprise environments. The vulnerability is caused by including hard coded credentials in mobile applications that are using the Twilio Rest API or SDK. By hard coding their credentials, the developers have effectively given global access to all metadata stored in their Twilio accounts, including text/SMS messages, call metadata, and voice recordings.
Modern distributed systems have more complexity, components and data than ever before. Too many companies rely on inefficient and insecure middleware to connect their growing number of applications and microservices. Legacy solutions are falling…Read More