Security failure of Sprint Picture Mail service

Security failure of Sprint Picture Mail service

Some members of Howard forums reveal that there's a serious problem with Sprint's picture mail web site, which threatens the privacy of Picture Mail service subscribers. Normally to get access to their picture mail accounts subscribers have to type in their Sprint's phone number as well as their password. It seems that the accounts are now accessible from any PC or a PDA phone just by typing in a Sprint's phone number – no password is required. This means that the subscribers accounts are totally unprotected, anyone can view their pictures and videos, change the settings as well as see the email address associated with the given phone number. Let's hope that Sprint will fix the problem as soon as possible, meanwhile all picture mail subscribers can remove the stuff they would not like to share.

 

 

 

Source: Howard Forums (via Engadget)

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