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LinkedIn "Intro" App Reroutes & Reads Your Email


I don’t subscribe to LinkedIn (though I receive "invitations" to join daily from them), but if I were ever considering it I am pretty sure this would the convincer to NOT subscribe.

According to this article at Bishop Fox the LinkedIn app for iOS7 reroutes all your email - IMAP and SMTP -through their own servers, with a whole lot of security concerns attached to that.

Here's the article.


Oh my god. That's horrible. That's way, way beyond any level of sanity. That's MALWARE, pure and simple.


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