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Millions of records about Middle Eastern drivers left in an insecure database

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

The database contains many instances where the same person is referenced by multiple records.

Third-party Facebook apps left people's data publicly exposed, researchers say

by Joe Warminsky • 5 months ago

The Silicon Valley security firm identified exposures by Mexico-based media company Cultura Colectiva and the now-defunct "At the Pool" app.

Phishing attack exposes data of more than a million patients across Midwest

by Mark Satter • 1 year ago

The incident affected UnityPoint Health, a network of hospitals, clinics, and home care services in Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin.

DOJ regrets the error on OPM-linked fraud case

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

DOJ as apologized for confusion over its announcement last month that a fraudster used information stolen in the infamous 2015 OPM data breach.

Mulvaney: CFPB hit by over 200 data 'lapses'

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Mick Mulvaney revealed Thursday that the agency had suffered some 240 “lapses” in data security over an unspecified time period, in addition to a suspected 800 other such incidents.

Why GDPR is flipping the thought process around data ownership

by Greg Otto • 2 years ago

In a new podcast, CyberScoop gets experts to separate fact from fiction when it comes to GDPR.

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