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Misconfigured server exposed half of all Brazilian taxpayer ID numbers, report says

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 6 days ago

Researchers haven't been able to identify the database owners and warn that any determined cyber-actor wouldn't miss such a large prize.

House panel: Equifax breach was ‘entirely preventable’

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Proactive security measures and better IT leadership would have done the job, congressional investigators say.

House Republican campaign arm hacked during 2018 election

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The breach exposed thousands of NRCC emails to the attacker and appears to be the work of a sophisticated actor, a source familiar with the matter told CyberScoop.

Uber fined $1.17 million by U.K., Dutch authorities for 2016 breach

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 weeks ago

The company could be getting fined a lot more if its breach was subject to GDPR.

British Airways has some good news and bad news about its payment breach

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

A card-skimming campaign affected an additional window of time beyond what the company first reported. But the number of accounts exposed from that first breach is smaller than initially reported.

Researcher finds trove of political fundraising, old voter data on open internet

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

Hacken says the server had authentication disabled and was openly visible on an IoT search engine.

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