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.
Read more on The Independent.