Following breach, Spotify urges Android app users to update

Share this article:

Spotify is urging all users of its Android app to update to the latest version when it becomes available in the next couple of days.

Details are sparse, but according to a Tuesday post from Oskar Stål, CTO of the popular streaming music service, unauthorized access was gained into Spotify systems and, subsequently, to internal company data.

Although only one user's data was accessed in the incident – password, financial and payment information was not compromised – Spotify is taking additional measures to ensure all users of the Android app are protected, according to the post.

Spotify users operating an iOS device or Windows Phone are not affected, according to the post, which encourages Android users to only upgrade through Google Play, Amazon Appstore, or the mobile Spotify website.

Share this article:
You must be a registered member of SC Magazine to post a comment.

Sign up to our newsletters

TOP COMMENTS

More in News

NIST finalizes cloud computing roadmap

NIST finalizes cloud computing roadmap

The NIST architecture is designed to accelerate the adoption of cloud computing.

Chinese MitM attack targets iCloud users

Chinese MitM attack targets iCloud users

The attack used a false certificate to trick iCloud users into handing over personal data and login credentials. With an attack of this size, some experts and researchers believe the ...

EPIC: driver data shared via V2V technology needs protection

The groups shared comments on V2V communications with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.