BrewDog hackers could steal beer - and thousands of people's personal information

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BrewDog hackers could steal beer - and thousands of people's personal information
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BrewDog hackers could steal beer - and thousands of people's personal information

BrewDog hard-coded API Bearer Tokens into its app: a vulnerability it took more than 18 months to fix

A flaw in brewery chain BrewDog's mobile app could have exposed more than 200,000 shareholders' and customers' personal information - as well as letting hackers steal beer, if they so desired.  ...

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