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    TikTok Server Breach Draws Increased Scrutiny Over Its Data Security

    TikTok, with over a billion users, is one of the most downloaded apps in the world. However, it has been facing more scrutiny in recent times due to data security concerns.

    Several cybersecurity analysts have reportedly discovered a security breach in an unsecured TikTok server that allegedly allowed access to storage containing user personal data.

    TikTok has denied these infringement claims. However, Microsoft reportedly discovered a “high-profile vulnerability” in the TikTok Android app, which “would have allowed attackers to compromise user accounts with a single click.”

    According to Bloomberg reportmany cybersecurity analysts tweeted on Monday about the alleged breach of unsecured TikTok that could have provided access to user’s personal data.

    A spokesperson for TikTok has since denied the alleged breach. In statementthey say that the code in question is not related to the source code of TikTok’s backend.

    Troy Hunt, an Australian web security consultant, found Similar to the leaked files listed, however, you found the data incomplete as it may have been created from publicly accessible data.

    Anyway, so is Microsoft found a problem with the TikTok Android app that may have allowed hackers to access profiles and sensitive information. TikTok said it responded quickly to fix problems Microsoft found that were said to be present in older versions of the app.

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