Teen quiz app Wishbone hacked, users’ emails and phone numbers exposed

Check your kid’s phone for this app, ASAP: Wishbone. This popular quiz app for kids, tweens and teens has been hacked, according to a report from Motherboard out this morning. The hack involved 2.2 million email addresses, as well as 287,000 phone numbers, many of which are from kids under the age of 18.

The app is operated by the incubator Science, and is one of the more popular social networking applications in the U.S., currently ranking No. 14 in that category on iTunes.

Users have been alerted to the hack by way of an email from the company, which explains that it became aware of the breach on March 14, 2017. …

Source: Teen quiz app Wishbone hacked, users’ emails and phone numbers exposed

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