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Data leak Misconfigured Microsoft database exposed over 250m customer service records

Security researcher Bob Diachenko recently discovered a misconfigured Microsoft database that contained over 250 million records pertaining to conversations between …

Data leak Unsecured database exposed 267m Facebook IDs, names, and phone numbers

A publicly-accessible unsecured database containing over 267 million Facebook IDs, phone numbers, full names, and timestamps was recently discovered by …

Data leak Unsecured Honda database exposed personal data of 26,000 customers

In the second such instance of failing to secure online databases containing enterprise or customer data, global automotive giant Honda …

Data leak Conor data leak: PII & online activity of mobile subscribers left exposed

Security researchers recently discovered an unsecured and unencrypted online database owned by South African ICT company Conor that contained deeply …

Data leak Unsecured cloud database found containing personal data of 1.2 billion people

In what could be termed as a sequel to the Collection #1 data exposure that took place earlier this year, …

Data leak 79% of health websites are sharing patient information with third parties

A vast majority of health websites are sharing sensitive medical information of people with technology companies such as Google, Facebook, …

Data leak Recruiting firms in the UK & the US made 250,000 CVs publicly accessible

Recruiting firms Sonic Jobs in the UK and Authentic Jobs in the United States left as many as 250,000 CVs …

Data leak Facebook fined £228,000 by Turkey for data leak affecting 280,959 users

Turkey's data protection authority KVKK has issued a fine of 1.6 million Turkish lira (£228,000) to Facebook for failing to …

Data leak DoorDash data breach impacts nearly 5 million customers and merchants

Food delivery service DoorDash has announced that it recently suffered a data breach involving a third-party service provider that compromised …

Data leak Personal & financial data of 20m Ecuadorian citizens exposed via unsecured database

Personal and financial information of over 20 million Ecuadorian citizens were left exposed to public access by a data analytics …

Data leak British Airways blamed for exposing passenger data via unencrypted web links

Security researchers have warned that the mode of communication employed by British Airways to share check-in information with passengers could …

Data leak London-based real estate agency fined £80,000 by ICO

The Information Commissioner's Office has issued a fine of £80,000 to London-based real estate agency Life at Parliament View Ltd …