Slack and Microsoft Teams have some rather worrying security flaws

Slack and Microsoft Teams, arguably the two greatest online communication and collaboration methods (opens in a new tab) Current platforms allow hundreds of third-party applications to be enabled, and this is a security nightmare, experts said.

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison say that third-party applications are rarely reviewed by code by developers at Slack and Microsoft. Even those that do undergo a relatively superficial analysis where reviewers analyze whether the application is performing as intended or encrypting data, and run automatic scans for vulnerabilities.

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