Recently a major security flaw in the Washington State Marijuana Traceability System Software was discovered that could expose customers private information making it easy for hackers and identity thieves to acquire and exploit.
In a posting titled, Major Cyber-Security Flaw in Washington State’s Cannabis Tracking System! by Viridian Sciences | Jan 12, 2015 | Blog, News |, the article begins with a tongue-in-cheek mock ad that says:
Hack the Washington State Marijuana Traceability System in 3 Steps:
- “Sniff” insecure network traffic.
- Wait for a licensed marijuana business to log in to the state system
- Log-in to the state traceability system using your new credentials.”
Read more here in the Cannabis Business Executive article: http://www.cannabisbusinessexecutive.com/2015/01/marijuana-traceability-system-software-security-flaw-shut-washington-recreational-program/