Shot on OnePlus app reportedly leaked hundreds of users’ emails

If you have a OnePlus phone, you’re probably familiar with Shot on OnePlus. The API is hosted on open.oneplus.net, and to access its information, all y… What you need to know

It’s reported that hundreds of emails were leaked through the Shot on OnePlus app. An unencrypted access key was used to access user information. OnePlus has since made changes to better-secure information. Email addresses could be cycled through using an insecure gid. Privacy is an ever-increasing topic of discussion in our world, with companies like Facebook and Google regularly coming under fire for slip-ups here and there. According to 9to5Google, the API used to connect the app to OnePlus’s server is highly unprotected. It can be accessed through the wallpaper selector, and if you upload a photo to it, you can share it with other OnePlus users for them to download. Now, it’s OnePlus’s time to shine as a report shows that it’s been leaking names and emails for hundreds of users of its Shot on OnePlus app.