Mar 232019
 

ABS-CBN reports: The National Privacy Commission (NPC) is looking into “gaps” in the interface of the government’s Freedom of Information website that may have caused the leak of data on users who requested documents from the website, one of the agency’s commissioners said Saturday. Columnist Wilson Chua earlier said the ID he used on government […]

Mar 232019
 

Lisa Vaas reports: An employee-from-hell has been jailed after he got fired (after a measly four weeks), ripped off a former colleague’s login, steamrolled through his former employer’s Amazon Web Services (AWS) accounts, and torched 23 servers. […] As the Mirror reported during Needham’s January trial, the IT worker was sacked after a month of […]

Mar 222019
 

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai reports: This story is part of When Spies Come Home, a Motherboard series about powerful surveillance software ordinary people use to spy on their loved ones. A company that sells consumer-grade software that lets customers spy on other people’s calls, messages, and anything they do on their cell phones left more than 95,000 […]

Mar 222019
 

Caroline Linton reports: FEMA mistakenly exposed personal information, including addresses and bank account information, of 2.3 million disaster victims, the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General said in a report released Friday. The breach occurred because FEMA did not ensure a private contractor only received information it required to perform its official duties, the report said. […]