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Drupe app removed from Google Play store after photos and messages leaked publicly

A popular Android app called Drupe, downloaded over 10 million times, has been leaving users’ selfie snapshots, audio messages, and other sensitive data exposed for anybody to see.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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48 million people put at risk after firm that scraped social networks left data exposed for anyone to download

Chances are that you’ve never heard of Washington-based data firm LocalBlox. But that doesn’t mean that they haven’t heard of you. And it doesn’t mean that your personal information hasn’t been recklessly exposed through their sloppy disregard for the most basic security.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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Security – it shouldn’t just be the jewel in your crown, but your partners and suppliers too

Before you entrust sensitive data to any third party, your company needs to be sure the partner can and will keep it safe from attack.

Read more in my article on the Bitdefender Business Insights blog.


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1 in 50 publicly readable Amazon buckets are also writable – and that’s a data disaster waiting to happen

Don’t dilly-dally. If you haven’t already properly secured the Amazon Web Services S3 servers (known as “buckets”) storing your sensitive data in the cloud then your business has no time to lose.

Read more in my article on the Bitdefender Business Insights blog.


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LA Times homicide website throttles cryptojacking attack

Whoever hacked the LA Times’ interactive county murder map probably hoped to make a killing mining cryptocurrency – but swift action from a security researcher has put paid to their plans.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.


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welivesecurity.com

Friendly warnings left in unsecured Amazon S3 buckets which expose private data

Ethical hackers are warning businesses who use Amazon S3 cloud storage if they have left data exposed for anyone to access… by leaving “friendly warnings” on the servers.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.


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Amazon moves to stop S3 buckets leaking business data

Businesses don’t need to be targeted by sophisticated hackers to have private and sensitive data splashed across the newspaper headlines.

Read more in my article on the Bitdefender Business Insights blog.


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Viacom cloud config goof exposed Paramount Pictures, Comedy Central, MTV, and more

Carelessness is believed to have exposed access credentials and other critical information assets owned by media giant Viacom Inc, leaving them viewable by anyone with an internet connection.

David Bisson reports.


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US defense contractor secures Amazon S3 bucket after leaving sensitive data publicly exposed

A defense contractor has secured an Amazon S3 bucket containing sensitive intelligence data after accidentally leaving it publicly exposed.

David Bisson reports.


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