Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Grammarly Patches Huge Privacy Bug

While I have never used Grammarly, there is no way I would ever do so after news like this.

Grammarly, a copyediting extension for Chrome and Firefox that points out typos and grammatical mistakes, had a major bug that allowed any website you visit to log into your account and read everything you ever wrote. It made all your documents, history, logs, tweets and blog posts vulnerable to high-tech snoops.