Exposure

Virgin Media facing lawsuit over exposed database

It’s Wednesday, so law firms continue to try to round up clients for potential class action lawsuits by making big noises about how much money a company might be required to pay out.  Emer Scully reports: Virgin Media could be forced to pay up to £4.5billion to customers whose personal data was published online...

The UK Cabinet is meeting on Zoom… here’s the meeting ID

Yesterday, Graham Cluley wrote: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Twitter this afternoon that he was chairing the first ever digital Cabinet, while he self-isolated himself at Downing Street after revealing he was suffering “mild symptoms” of Coronavirus. Johnson included in the tweet a screenshot of his desktop, showing there were 35 participants on the...

Campaign Gaffe: How a Voter Contact App Exposed Credentials and Code

UpGuard reports: UpGuard can now disclose that a code repository including exposed access credentials for Campaign Sidekick, a current voter contact, survey, and canvassing app used by Republican campaigns, has been secured. The code repository was within a “.git” directory which was configured for public access and hosted on Campaign Sidekick’s primary website. The directory...