Tag: data breach

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More than 100,000 GitHub repositories leak API keys

More than 100,000 GitHub repositories leak API keys

As part of an academic study, researchers scanned thirteen percent of all public GitHub repositories. The many billions of documents scanned showed that more than 100,000 of those repositories contained API tokens and cryptographic keys. Thousands of new repositories leak secrets on a daily basis. T... Read more

date5 years ago
Database leaks over 250,000 legal documents

Database leaks over 250,000 legal documents

A database of 257,287 legal documents was visible on the public internet, without a password. This allowed everyone to access the documents and download sensitive legal material. Some of the documents were marked 'not for publication'. The database was online for about two weeks, and contained unpu... Read more

date5 years ago
Cyber-attacks and data breaches greatest risks for business.

Cyber-attacks and data breaches greatest risks for business.

Cyber-attacks have the potential to completely paralyse critical infrastructure. This is one of the greatest risks the world is currently facing, according to the World Economic Forum in a research report on the greatest threats of 2019. In addition to cyber-attacks, there are also data fraud and in... Read more

date5 years ago
Dropbox researchers accidentally found 3 zero days in Apple software

Dropbox researchers accidentally found 3 zero days in Apple software

The Dropbox red team accidentally discovered a zero day in Apple software. While one of the company's teams was investigating how its software responds to cyber-attacks, it discovered a number of zero-day vulnerabilities. The Offensive Security red team - a group of specialists tasked with attackin... Read more

date5 years ago
Amazon hit by large data leak of email addresses and names

Amazon hit by large data leak of email addresses and names

Amazon says it has to do with a large data breach. The names and e-mail addresses of customers have been leaked onto the Internet. Amazon has already approached the affected customers. How many people have been affected and from which regions is not known; the internet giant did not want to share th... Read more

date5 years ago
Firefox now notifies you when you visit a hacked website

Firefox now notifies you when you visit a hacked website

Mozilla adds a new security feature to Firefox Quantum. This makes it clear to users when they visit a website that has recently reported a data breach. In this way, users know whether their information is safe or not. When a user visits a site that has recently or in the past reported a leak, a pop... Read more

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