Exposure

Romania’s biggest real estate portal suffers major data breach

Andrei Chirileasa reports: The largest real estate portal in Romania, Imobiliare.ro, has suffered a data breach that could potentially affect its entire client database, reports Website Planet quoted by Profit.ro. It remains unknown whether the company’s client information fell into nefarious hands, but the company’s bucket was found to be exposed, without password protection or...

Stiftung Warentest uncovered major security gaps in online etailer.

Marion Neumann reports (translation): Munich – In times of the corona lockdown , online shopping is probably a blessing for many people. Products can be conveniently delivered to your home with just a few clicks. However, the shopping experience becomes problematic when there are difficulties with data protection. There was such a problem recently with the online shop...

Vermont Labor Dept. facing personal info data breach

Greg Sukiennik reports: The Vermont Department of Labor is scrambling to repair the damage caused by the errant mailing of tax forms with personally identifiable information, including names, addresses and Social Security numbers, to the wrong addresses. State Labor Commissioner Michael Harrington says some people who received unemployment benefits were sent 1099-G tax forms...