Travel apps riddled with security flaws

The top 10 travel apps in the iOS and Android app stores are all riddled with security flaws, according to a new report from Bluebox Security.The biggest problems include a lack of encryption for app data, insufficient protection against main-in-the-middle attacks, and leftover administration or debugging code.

The company looked at the leading travel apps based on data from App Annie, a mobile applications analytics company, picking 10 apps that were available on both the iOS and Android platforms.

The biggest problem was a lack of encryption for data at rest, said Andrew Blaich, lead security analyst at Bluebox Security.

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