7-Eleven Japan to suspend payment app after hack
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The app allowed password resets to be sent to any arbitary email address instead of the only verified account owners. -
A hacker only needed to know a 7pay user's email address, date of birth, and phone number. -
7-Eleven Japan shut down its mobile payment app after hackers stole $500,000 from users -
The vulnerability caused about 900 customers to have money stolen. -
Birthdays defaulted to January 1, 2019 if the user did not enter one. -
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