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The supermarket chain Wegmans US Wegmans discloses a data breach, customers information was exposed on the Internet due to a misconfiguration issue. Wegmans Food Markets disclosed a data breach, the supermarket chain notified customers that some of their information was exposed as a result of the accidental availability online of two of its databases due […]

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Researchers discovered an unprotected database belonging to CVS Health that was exposed online containing over a billion records. This week WebsitePlanet along with the researcher Jeremiah Fowler discovered an unsecured database, belonging to the US healthcare and pharmaceutical giant CVS Health, that was exposed online. The database was accessible to everyone without any type of authentication. “On […]

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Reality Winner, a former NSA contractor who leaked classified documents to the press in 2017, has been released from prison to home confinement. Reality Winner is a former NSA intelligence contractor who leaked a classified hacking report to the press in 2017. The FBI arrested Reality Leigh Winner on 3rd June for leaking classified information to […]

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Instagram has addressed a new flaw that allowed anyone to access private accounts viewing archived posts and stories without having to follow them. Researcher Mayur Fartade has found a vulnerability in Instagram that allowed anyone to access private accounts, viewing archived posts and stories without having to follow them. The expert reported the flaw to […]

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CyberNews researchers found more than 29,000 unprotected databases worldwide that are still publicly accessible, leaving close to 19,000 terabytes of data exposed to anyone, including threat actors. Most organizations use databases to store sensitive information. This includes passwords, usernames, document scans, health records, bank account and credit card details, as well as other essential data, […]

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Experian API exposed credit scores of tens of millions of Americans due to a weakness with a partner website. Anyone was able to look up the credit score of tens of millions of Americans just by providing their name and mailing address. The issue was reported to KrebsOnSecurity by the independent security researcher Bill Demirkapi, […]

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Data Breach: WizCase team uncovered a massive data leak containing private information about Turkish Citizens through a misconfigured Amazon S3 bucket. The server contained 55,000 court papers regarding over 15,000 legal cases, which affected hundreds of thousands of people. What’s Going On? Our online security team has uncovered a massive data breach originating from a misconfigured […]

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Antivirus firm Emsisoft discloses a data breach, a third-party had access to a publicly exposed database containing technical logs. The anti-malware solutions provider Emsisoft disclosed last week a data breach. The company revealed that a third-party had accessed a publicly exposed database containing technical logs. The root cause of the incident was a misconfiguration of […]

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