Enhance cybersecurity awareness and survivability for DoD, industry partners, and academia in the face of the ever-increasing threat of cyber attacks. Cybersecurity (CS) includes managing risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information and the systems and processes used for those purposes, including analog and physical form. CS includes information availability, identification and authentication, confidentiality, integrity, and non-repudiation as well as the economic considerations with respect to selection of CS techniques, CS processes, and industry trends.
Whisper App Kept Users Profile Information Unsecured
Whisper is an anonymous sharing app that allows users to share secrets and sexual confessions or encounters. The Whisper database could be queried to search for a current, or former, user’s age, location, ethnicity, nickname, and in-app memberships. This app has been reported before in 2014 for secretly gathering user’s location data without their consent. The exposed database information has now been taken down since this reporting.
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