Exposure

80,000 printers are exposing their IPP port online

Catalin Cimpanu reports that some lessons that could have been learned years ago — and should have been — are still unlearned by too many. In a report published earlier this month, security researchers from the Shadowserver Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on improving cyber-security practices across the world, have published a warning about...

Just Eat customers’ details dumped in Cleveleys alley as data watchdog warns of GDPR breach

Rebecca Beardmore reports: Dozens of takeaway receipts showing customers’ personal addresses were dumped in a Cleveleys alleyway, sparking an investigation. The Just Eat tickets, which showed full names and addresses, were fly-tipped in the Beach Road alley. It sparked concern from local councillors and the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), which said it was a...

Oracle’s BlueKai tracks you across the web. That data spilled online

Zack Whittaker reports on a leak by Oracle’s BlueKai that exposed tons of consumer data.  Oracle’s not saying what companies are to blame for the leak, but the leak was described as involving “billions of records.” TechCrunch reviewed the data and found names, home addresses, email addresses and other identifiable data in the database....

KIPP: SoCal notifies parents after learning of GitHub breach

KIPP SoCal is notifying parents of a breach after a vendor alerted them to it.  In their notification, they explain: On June 2, 2020, KIPP SoCal was notified of an issue involving unauthorized access to a data file containing certain students’ information. The issue was found when a vendor that we contract with discovered...