The UK Home Office’s “EU Exit: ID Document Check” application, which allows citizens and their families to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme, is vulnerable to hacking.

This is according to a report by Norwegian cybersecurity company Promon, which specializes in securing apps from hacking attacks.

According to the report, the Brexit app (as it’s commonly called) “lacks functionality that prevents malware from reading and stealing sensitive information provided by users, including passport details and photo IDs.” Basically the app’s not resilient enough to hackers adding malicious elements to it, repackaging it, redistributing it, or injecting malicious code while the app is running.   Read more…

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