Irony of leaky app at RSA Conference not lost on attendees

Every once in a while, 280 characters can make people scratch their heads. Learning about a security flaw in a mobile app designed for a security conference is one of those things that people find puzzling. Or not.

Many members of the cybersecurity community are feeling a wide range of emotions – from unsurprised to angry – in the aftermath of learning about a leaky RSA Conference app. Few, however, are really shocked by the reported breach.

Sophos’s NakedSecurity reported that a Twitter user at RSAC 2018 discovered a security problem in the conference app.

RSAC tweeted a confirmation of the breach confessing, “Our initial investigation shows that 114 first and last names of RSA Conference Mobile App users were improperly accessed. No other personal information was accessed, and we have every indication that the incident has been contained. We continue to take the matter seriously and monitor the situation.

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