Security scans of a WeWork building in New York’s Financial District uncovered security vulnerabilities in the company’s WiFi network that exposed financial records and devices of companies in the building.
A tenant moving into the building in 2015 began scanning the facilities to ensure his company wouldn’t be vulnerable to attack, according a CNET report, and discovered that the shared workspace company’s network leaked data like a sieve. His disclosure to WeWork management was shrugged off, the tenant, Teemu Airamo said.
"I said, 'Did you know that we can actually see all this?' The answer was, 'yeah, eh,'" the report cited Airamo as saying. He has continued to conduct regular scans and CNET said a review of the findings showed 658 exposed devices leaking out information.
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