Frustrated with SnapChat’s non-response to their vulnerability report, researchers go public

Julie Bort reports:

If you use Snapchat please be aware that your phone number could now be grabbed by hackers, security researchers told Business Insider.

That’s because these same researchers just published detailed instructions on how to hack Snapchat.

The researchers, who call their company Gibson Security, were frustrated that Snapchat had ignored their previous work, sent to Snapchat in August, they said. That’s when they had found a bunch of security holes in the photo-texting service. They told Snapchat about the holes (called “exploits” in security lingo) trying to get Snapchat to fix them.

In the document that tells the world about the holes, the researchers explain

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