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Category: Data loss


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Slack in the security spotlight – lessons for collaboration servers

April 8, 2020

Via: Naked Security

Researchers at German pentesting company Enable Security just published an intriguing blog post about a security problem they found in the popular online collaboration tool Slack. The short version is that they uncovered a way to poke around inside the […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Data Leak: Private information of 14 million Key Ring users exposed

April 6, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

Five misconfigured Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 buckets revealing private data of Key Ring users were discovered by vpnMentor researchers in January. Like many similar apps, Key Ring lets users store digital copies of their loyalty cards, create a shopping […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Morrisons not liable for 2014 data breach, says Supreme Court

April 1, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Supermarket chain Morrisons has succeeded in its appeal to the Supreme Court against judgments that held it liable for an insider data breach caused by a disgruntled employee. The breach occurred in 2014 when payroll data on thousands of Morrisons […]


Data loss, Hacker, Threats & Malware

Personal details of all Georgian citizens published online

March 31, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Hackers have published the personal details of over 4.9 million citizens of Georgia on a hacking forum. As the current population of the Eastern European nation is approximately 3.79 million according to recent figures, it would appear that the database […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Thousands of Dark Web sites deleted in attack on free hosting service

March 27, 2020

Via: Naked Security

One of the most popular Dark Web hosting services, Daniel’s Hosting (DH), has been slaughtered. Again. Daniel Wizen, the German software developer who runs DH, said that this time, the provider of free hosting services is kaput… at least for […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Data breach at online guitar lesson platform may have exposed user credit card information

March 23, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

TrueFire, a leading online guitar-tutoring platform, has suffered a “Magecart-style” security incident that may have exposed customers’ personal identifiable information and credit card numbers. The facts The data breach was discovered on January 10, when the company noticed that an […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Data of millions of eBay and Amazon shoppers exposed

March 12, 2020

Via: Naked Security

Researchers have discovered another big database containing millions of European customer records left unsecured on Amazon Web Services (AWS) for anyone to find using a search engine. A total of eight million records were involved, collected via marketplace and payment […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

How to set up your network to prevent data loss

February 19, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Data. Your business and computers are full of it. While much of that data is useless to anyone else, every firm has key assets that any attacker or other competitor would love to access. Data can leave your organization in […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Three API security risks in the wake of the Facebook breach

February 17, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

Facebook recently pledged to improve its security following a lawsuit that resulted from a 2018 data breach. The breach, which was left open for more than 20 months, resulted in the theft of 30 million authentication tokens and almost as […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Facial recognition firm sued for scraping 3 billion faceprints

January 28, 2020

Via: Naked Security

New York facial recognition startup Clearview AI – which has amassed a huge database of more than three billion images scraped from employment sites, news sites, educational sites, and social networks including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and Venmo – is […]