TikTok, with its over a billion users, is one of the most downloaded apps in the world. However, it has come under increasing scrutiny in recent times due to data security concerns. Several cybersecurity analysts have discovered a security breach of vulnerable TikTok servers that allowed access to storage containing personal user data. TikTok has denied these claims of infringement. However, Microsoft also found a “high-severity vulnerability” in TikTok’s Android application, “which could have allowed attackers to compromise users’ accounts with a single click.”
According to Bloomberg ReportSeveral cybersecurity analysts tweeted on Monday about an alleged breach of a vulnerable TikTok that may have granted access to individual user data.
A TikTok spokesperson has since denied the infringement claims. inside statementHe noted that the code in question is not related to TikTok’s backend source code.
Troy Hunt, Australian Web Security Consultant, found The matches in the listed leaked files, however, he found the data inconclusive because it could be made up with publicly accessible data.
However, Microsoft also found out An issue with TikTok’s Android app may have allowed hackers to access profiles and sensitive information. TikTok claims that it has responded quickly to fix the issues Microsoft discovered that were allegedly present in older versions of the app.