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A right-wing social network reported a potential breach. Then it went dark. What happened at AllSocial?

by Jeff Stone • 12 months ago

The site, which launched with the aim of fighting "viewpoint censorship," has drawn the scrutiny of cybersecurity researchers.

Exclusive: PR software firm exposes data on nearly 500k contacts

by Greg Otto • 2 years ago

The company removed the bucket from the open internet after being contacted by CyberScoop.

GDPR will change how companies work with cloud providers

by Greg Otto • 3 years ago

We keep seeing errors in the ways companies are safeguarding personally identifiable data in the cloud. Those errors will have massive consequences under Europe's new General Data Protection Regulation.

Another cloud leak shows AWS can only do so much to protect data

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 years ago

Amazon Web Services has moved to help organizations easily safeguard their S3 buckets. What's it going to take to make organizations pay attention?

Florida-based credit firm left 111GB of sensitive customer data exposed on AWS server

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 years ago

UpGuard researcher Chris Vickery found another open S3 instance, with a Florida-based credit firm leaving extremely sensitive data on the public internet.

Pentagon left AWS databases publicly exposed

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 years ago

A database containing 1.8 billion scraped internet posts over a span of eight years was left publicly exposed, according to researchers from the cybersecurity firm UpGuard.

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