Dec 152018
 

Mobile Apps Operated by Western Union, Priceline, Equifax, Spark Networks, and Credit Sesame Suffered from Well-Known Security Vulnerability Program to Protect App Users’ Information Part of AG Initiative to Uncover Critical Security Vulnerabilities Before User Info is Stolen Companies Have Agreed to Implement Comprehensive Security NEW YORK – Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood today announced settlements […]

Dec 152018
 

 A statutory health body has apologised for a data breach in which the email addresses of unsuccessful applicants to a job were mistakenly shared. In an email informing individuals that their application had been unsuccessful, the email addresses of about 200 other applicants were shared. The email, seen by TheJournal.ie, was sent by the Pre-Hospital Emergency […]

Dec 142018
 

Courtney Godfrey reports: Taking work home with you sounds like something a hardworking employee would do, unless that work includes private, sensitive data like it did with one employee in Wright County. The county knew about the data breach for seven months before notifying possible victims. It wasn’t until FOX 9 filed a public records […]

Dec 142018
 

Zack Whittaker reports: Popular animated avatar creator app Boomoji, with more than five million users across the world, exposed the personal data of its entire user base after it failed to put passwords on two of its internet-facing databases. The China-based app developer left the ElasticSearch databases online without passwords — a U.S.-based database for its international […]