Exposure

Reverb discloses data breach exposing musicians’ personal info

Lawrence Abrams reports: Popular musical instrument marketplace Reverb has suffered a data breach after an unsecured database containing customer information was exposed online. Reverb is the largest online marketplace devoted to selling new, used, and vintage musical instruments and equipment. Today, Reverb customers began receiving data breach notifications stating that customer information was exposed,...

Ca: Privacy commissioner investigating COVID Secretariat data breach

Luke Carroll reports: The Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) is investigating a data breach by the COVID-19 Secretariat where the identities of residents self-isolating were disclosed. The email addresses — and in some cases names — were revealed in an email sent out to travellers who were self-isolating. CKLB has obtained a copy of...