UK NHS-backed health apps 'riddled with security flaws'

Official approval seems to mean very little these days.

John Leyden

As if striking junior doctors werenÂ’t enough, the UK’s NHS also has technology worries, according to a study by app security firm Arxan.

All of the NHS-approved apps Arxan audited lacked binary protection against code tampering, and most also lacked adequate protection in the transport layer. Flaws also emerged in FDA-approved health apps in use in the US.

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Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/

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