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Education software glitch gives predators easy access to school kids

Christopher Harris reports: Australia’s top cyber safety boss has warned that strangers can directly contact students via a privacy glitch in education software, which is available to every public school student in NSW. The loophole allows predators to verify a student’s email using Google Hangouts and then contact them directly or by sharing a...

1to1Help.net gets injunction against DataBreaches.net; Seeks criminal charges against blogger

From the you-really-should-have-read-my-About-page dept: In today’s episode of “Shoot the Messenger,” a company in India that apparently didn’t want me reporting on their data leak got a court there to issue an injunction barring me from publishing. They also filed a criminal complaint against me and this blog based on what appears to be...

Amarin Pharma notifies patients of data leak discovered by vpnMentor

On June 20, vpnMentor reported on a leak they discovered involving data from patients interested in Vascepa. Reading their report, it seemed that they could see that Vascepa figured prominently in the data but they do not mention whether they ever contacted Vascepa’s manufacturer, Amarin Pharma — or if not, why not. On August...