3 billion phone numbers and identities exposed by mobile apps, investigation finds

Three Smartphone apps with the “Caller ID & Blocking” feature are collecting and integrating users’ phone address books into a publicly available database. Around 3 billion such numbers and identities are accessible, FactWire has discovered. The database contains the numbers of Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and Chief Secretary for Administration Carrie Lam Cheng […]