Health apps approved by NHS ‘may put users at risk of identity theft’

Charlie Cooper reports:

Health apps accredited by the NHS may not be adequately protecting personal information from hackers, a university study has claimed.

Experts in the UK and France subjected 79 health apps listed by the NHS’s ‘Health Apps Library’ to security checks. They found that around a third were sending identifiable information such as passwords and personal details over the internet with no encryption.

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