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Personal data on 202 million Chinese job-seekers left exposed on insecure database

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

The database did not require visitors to enter a username or password to access the information.

Data about 57 million people exposed by Elasticsearch servers

by Jared Beinart • 2 months ago

Cybersecurity organization Hacken said it found the misconfigured servers as part of a regular security audit. The data appears to come from millions of U.S. residents.

Google shuts down Google+ for consumers due to bug found months ago

by Greg Otto • 3 months ago

In March, Google found that a flaw in its Google+ People API exposed data including name, email address, occupation, gender and age. "We found no evidence that any profile data was misused," the company said.

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