No password required: Mobile carrier exposes data for millions of accounts

No password required: Mobile carrier exposes data for millions of accounts

Q Link Wireless, a provider of low-cost mobile phone and data services to 2 million US-based customers, has been making sensitive account data available to anyone who knows a valid phone number on the carrier’s network, an analysis of the company’s account management app shows.

How I’ve Convinced People Around Me to Care About Privacy

How I’ve Convinced People Around Me to Care About Privacy

That’s an argument for another day that I’m currently working on, but the point is that while I made these opinions known to my brother I was always quick to follow it up with “I love you, you do what you want, these are just my views.” Same thing with my partner.

States are finally starting to use the Covid-tracking tech Apple and Google built -- here's why

States are finally starting to use the Covid-tracking tech Apple and Google built -- here's why

New York and New Jersey both released Covid-19 alert apps this week, bringing the total to 10 states plus Guam which have published apps using technology from the Apple-Google partnership.

Apple and Google will alert you to COVID-19 contact

Apple and Google will alert you to COVID-19 contact

Apple and Google teamed up to develop push notifications that let iOS and Android users know if they might have been exposed to COVID-19.The companies announced the news on Tuesday and the effort is called Exposure Notifications Express.

Records of 45 Million+ travelers to Thailand and Malaysia Leaked on Darkweb!!

Records of 45 Million+ travelers to Thailand and Malaysia Leaked on Darkweb!!

It is being analyzed by our Threat Researchers and will soon be indexed on our data breach monitoring and notification platform – people who’re concerned about their information exposure can register on the platform to ascertain the risks.

September 2019 Healthcare Data Breach Report

September 2019 Healthcare Data Breach Report

There were 36 healthcare data breaches involving over 500 records reported to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights in September.

A Saudi Telecom Exposed a Streaming List of GPS Locations

A Saudi Telecom Exposed a Streaming List of GPS Locations

STCS, a Saudi Arabian telecom company, was running a server containing hundreds of thousands of constantly updated GPS locations before Motherboard contacted the organization about the issue.

Monster.com says a third party exposed user data but didn’t tell anyone

Monster.com says a third party exposed user data but didn’t tell anyone

An exposed web server storing résumés of job seekers — including from recruitment site Monster — has been found online.“Because customers are the owners of this data, they are solely responsible for notifications to affected parties in the event of a breach of a customer’s database.”.

Security lapse exposed private Theta photos

Security lapse exposed private Theta photos

Millions of photos taken by Theta camera owners — some private and unlisted — were left exposed after security researchers found an open database without a password.

Data management giant Rubrik leaked a massive database of client data

Data management giant Rubrik leaked a massive database of client data

A server security lapse has exposed a massive database of customer information belonging to Rubrik, an IT security and cloud data management giant.

Poor practices expose 24 million financial records

Poor practices expose 24 million financial records

“Numerous suppliers and partners may urgently need their data for various legitimate business purposes, but fail to maintain appropriate internal security controls.” Read more about data protection Third-party risk management is not a silver bullet either, said Kolochenko.

Out of Commission: How the Oklahoma Department of Securities Leaked Millions of Files

Out of Commission: How the Oklahoma Department of Securities Leaked Millions of Files

The UpGuard Data Breach Research team can now disclose that it has discovered, reported, and secured a storage server with exposed data belonging to the Oklahoma Department of Securities, preventing any future malicious exploitation of this data.

An Astonishing 773 Million Records Exposed in Monster Breach

An Astonishing 773 Million Records Exposed in Monster Breach

The data set was first reported by security researcher Troy Hunt , who maintains Have I Been Pwned , a way to search whether your own email or password has been compromised by a breach at any point.

Sky Brasil exposed private information, including IP addresses, of 32 million Brazilians

Sky Brasil exposed private information, including IP addresses, of 32 million Brazilians

Sky Brasil, one of Brazil’s largest internet service providers (ISP) has exposed private information on all 32 million of its users. This latest exposure of 32 million Brazilians private internet logs and IP addresses is a cherry on top that should remind internet users everywhere, but especially in Brazil, that things are precarious.