Exposure

Veterans Affairs put millions of people at risk of identify theft, audit finds

Eric Yoder reports: The Veterans Affairs Department, while responding to requests for records on veterans’ benefits claims, “put millions of people at risk of identity theft” by not deleting personally identifying information on other people from those records, an audit has found. That information included names and Social Security numbers of people such as...

WeWork Developers Exposed Contracts and Customer Data on GitHub

Joseph Cox reports: WeWork developers exposed customer contracts, some of which contained bank account details, and the personal and contact information of other potential customers to the open internet. The issue impacts a subset of WeWork customers based in India, China, and Europe. The news comes after WeWork has essentially imploded, with its valuation...

Indian onlinebloodbank FINALLY secures exposed donors database

It’s been a frustrating matter, but it may finally be resolved, thanks to the individual known as @fs0ciety on Twitter. In May 2019, DataBreaches.net was alerted to an online bloodbank in India that had a misconfigured Amazon s3 bucket. Despite repeated emails by this site and even a phone call from Banbreach infosec in...