Exposure

Jp: Two Salesforce incidents reportedly shut down online vaccination reservation systems, exposed other personal info

Yomiuri Shimbun reports: A failure in a cloud computing system provided by U.S.-based IT company Salesforce.com Inc. paralyzed COVID-19 vaccination reservation systems operated by local governments across Japan on Wednesday. In another issue regarding services provided by Salesforce, it has been found that personal information stored by dozens of municipalities and companies in...

UK: NHS vaccination website leaks people’s medical data

Joel Khalili reports: A gaping security hole has been discovered in the NHS vaccination booking website, which can be easily exploited to find out whether someone has received a jab. The problem relates to the way the website treats different users, depending on how far along they are in the vaccination process. Read more...

MN: RCTC students birthdates released in data breach

Erich Fisher reports that Rochester Community Technical College discovered it had twice made errors in responding to semi-annual public records requests from LexisNexis: A data breach at Rochester Community Technical College was identified and remedied on March 31 after it was discovered that a third-party company had received the birthdates of 5,392 students. No...