Are Credit Karma and LifeLock Safe? Their Recent Mobile App Vulnerabilities Should Concern You

Credit Karma LifeLock mobile app security issues
In order to keep track of different aspects of their finances, many people are turning to third-party websites. A good example of this would be Credit Karma, which offers free credit scores and credit monitoring to those who sign up at their site. Another would be LifeLock, which offers identity theft protection for a fee to consumers. What both of these sites claim to do is to help inform and protect consumers regarding certain aspects of their finances, but recent revelations indicate they could actually end up being the source of identity theft.

Two recent events should make everybody a lot more cautious about giving any financial information to third-party companies like Credit Karma an

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3 Responses to Are Credit Karma and LifeLock Safe? Their Recent Mobile App Vulnerabilities Should Concern You

  1. bill says:

    Why am I just hearing about this?

  2. Will says:

    @Bill, there was no data leaked as far as anybody can tell – the issue is that they were advertising safety standards they weren’t reaching.

  3. Dody says:

    OMG…scary. I use credit karma to see what I need to improve on.

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