Anonymous mental health app Feelyou accidentally exposed 70,000 personal emails

Mikael Thalen reports

Owned by the Japan-based company bajji, Feelyou is self-described as the first journaling and social mood tracking app. It allows users to share their feelings with others either publicly or anonymously. It’s tagline is, “It’s O.K. not to be O.K.”

….   Up until last week, however, anyone could obtain the personal email addresses of users and link them to anonymous posts by simply accessing the app’s GraphQL application programming interface (API), which did not require any authentication to do so.

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