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Data leak Serco leaked email addresses of 300 COVID-19 contact tracers

An employee at outsourcing giant Serco leaked the email addresses of as many as three hundred COVID-19 contact tracers who …

Data leak Daimler AG left OLU source code of Mercedes vans accessible to anyone

A security researcher has revealed how he was able to access a GitLab server owned by Daimler AG and download …

Data leak Sheffield County’s ANPR system leaked 8.6m vehicle records online

The ANPR system (automatic number-plate recognition system) managed by Sheffield City Council was left exposed to the internet, thereby exposing …

Data leak SOS Online Backup leaked personal data of 135 million users

SOS Online Backup, a company claiming to provide “multi-award winning bulletproof backup”, compromised personally-identifiable data of 135 million users by …

Data leak Network Rail and C3UK suffer massive data exposure affecting thousands

Network Rail, the UK railway network covering almost 20,000 miles of railway, have confirmed that personal information of almost 10,000 …

Data leak AI company Clearview has entire client list stolen by intruder

According to a notification sent to its clients, facial recognition company Clearview has full client list stolen by intruder. Clearview …

Data leak Decathlon, sporting retailer, leaks 123 million employee and customer records

Decathlon, giant sporting goods retailer, has leaked over 123 million employee and customer records via a misconfigured cloud database. According …

Data leak Private information exposed as over 2,000 UK Government technological devices stolen

Viasat a global communications company has found that more than 2000 technological devices e.g. smartphones, laptops and external storage devices …

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 …