The personal details of 300,000 people (including social security numbers) were left on a publicly accessible folder, open to anybody on the Internet who knew how to perform a Google search.
Who needs to exploit a website vulnerability, or sloppy password security, when companies are this careless?
Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
Bill Gates is the latest celebrity to have had his personal information published on a website that has exposed the social security numbers, addresses and personal financial information of a number of people in the public eye.
After the social security numbers, addresses and financial details of some of the USA’s top celebrities were posted online, top credit bureaus have come forward and acknowledged that fraudulent and unauthorized access to their records has taken place.
Beyoncé, Michelle Obama, Paris Hilton and more public figures have had their personal information exposed on the internet.
But who is behind it?
When the National Archives lost a hard drive containing records from the Clinton administration, they also realized more than 100,000 social security numbers were missing.
Read more in my article on the Dark Reading website.