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3 million credit cards exposed by Moonpig security flaw

3 million credit cards exposed by Moonpig security flaw
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Did you order online greeting cards this holiday season? If you used U.K.-based Moonpig, then your personal information could have been put at risk. That's because a serious security flaw in the Moonpig app for Android and Apple gadgets has made it easy to for anyone to access your account.

A developer named David Price found that the app didn't actually verify customer IDs or passwords during the login process, leaving the accounts of 3 million customers open to hackers. That's pretty scary stuff.

This would allow potential hackers to place orders, retrieve portions of their credit card details and obtain other personal information from their account.

The scariest thing is Moonpig allegedly knew about the app's security problems for some time now because Price told them about it long ago.

Next page: Find out how long the security flaw has been around
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