On January 15, 2020, the popular drugstore chain Walgreens discovered an error within their mobile app that allowed some personal messages from Walgreens to be viewable by other users of the app. Some of the affected messages included health-related messages–including prescription numbers, drug names, and shipping addresses. The messages were viewable on the app between January 9th and January 15th, 2020. Upon learning of the bug, Walgreens immediately disabled the message features and implemented a correction to resolve the issue. According to the report from Walgreens, no financial information or Social Security numbers were exposed.
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