Exposure

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...

Report: American Cable and Internet Giant Comcast Exposed Development Database Online

This is a leak that deserves its own post.  Website Planet reports: On December 1st, 2020 the WebsitePlanet research team in cooperation with Security Researcher Jeremiah Fowler discovered a non-password protected database that contained over 1.5 billion records. There were references to Comcast throughout the database including multiple subdomains, urls, and internal IP addresses. The publicly...

Criminal, domestic violence case info exposed in court records leak

Lindsey O’Donnell reported this earlier this week. Be sure to read the update to it below: Cook County, Ill., home to Chicago, has left a database exposed since at least September that contained sensitive criminal and family-court records. A non-password protected database, belonging to a county in Illinois, exposed 323,000 court records for at...