Teen phone-monitoring app reportedly leaks account information

CNET | 5/20/2018 | Steven Musil
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A server for an app that helps parents keep tabs on their teens' phone use has reportedly leaked account information.

At least one server used by an app that helps parents monitor their kids' phone activity has exposed the account information for thousands of accounts, CNET sister site ZDNet reported Sunday.

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The app, TeenSafe, bills itself as a "secure" way for parents to view their child's text message, location and who they're calling. It also lets them access the device's web browsing history and review the apps that have been installed.

But the Los Angeles-based company left its servers, hosted on Amazon's cloud, unprotected and accessible by anyone without a password, ZDNet reports. The data on the server contained the parent's email...
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