Exposure

Recruitment Sites Exposes 250,000 Resumes Online

CISO Mag reports: Around 250,000 American and British-based job seekers’ personal information has been exposed after two recruiting sites misconfigured their databases. The exposed information included candidates’ names, addresses, contact information, and work experience. The data leak occurred when recruitment sites Authentic Jobs and Sonic Jobs failed to set their cloud storage as private....

CA: Lucia Mar employees at risk after data breach

Kasey Bubnash reports: Administrators and tech staff at Lucia Mar Unified School District are cleaning up after confidential employee information was accidentally shared in an email that was sent out to some district staff. At about 1:43 p.m. on Oct. 9, an email regarding open enrollment insurance—and including a file containing sensitive employee information—was sent...

Two cashback sites leaked data of 3.5 million users

Al Restar writes: Two popular cashback services have leaked nearly two terabytes worth of personally identifiable information (PII) and account data in an unprotected Elastic database. The two cashback websites have been operating mostly in the United Kingdom and India. Cybersecurity experts from the Security Detectives  (sic) Research team discovered an unprotected Elasticsearch database containing...

Report: MCMC ends contract with company after massive 2017 phone data leak

Azril Annuar reports: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has terminated the services of a firm hired back in 2017 to protect the personal data of mobile phone users. Thus comes after the personal data of the users, including details such as MyKad numbers were reportedly leaked by the same company. Online portal Malaysiakini reported...