Google Wallet App Stores Unencrypted Data

June 24, 2014

In a report on the security of Google Wallet, ViaForensics found just about everything but the first 12 digits of your 15-to-16-digit credit cards accessible to their mobile forensic tools. Previous research has suggested that the NFC chips used by Google Wallet may be vulnerable to attack. ViaForensics stresses that the vulnerabilities they found are not with the core NFC technology but instead within the apps that use the technology.

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