data breach

2019 was a hot mess for cybersecurity, but 2020 shows promise

January 5, 2020 0

It’s no secret that I hate predictions — not least because the security field changes rapidly, making it difficult to know what’s next. But given

Is your startup protected against insider threats?

December 11, 2019 0

Employees are one of your biggest assets, but human beings are the weakest link in the security chain Zack Whittaker @zackwhittaker / 17 hours We’ve

A Sprint contractor left thousands of US cell phone bills on the internet by mistake

December 5, 2019 0

A contractor working for cell giant Sprint stored on an unprotected cloud server hundreds of thousands of cell phone bills of AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile

Mixcloud data breach exposes over 20 million user records

November 30, 2019 0

A data breach at Mixcloud, a U.K.-based audio streaming platform, has left more than 20 million user accounts exposed after the data was put on

DNA testing startup Veritas Genetics confirms data breach

November 7, 2019 0

Veritas Genetics, a DNA testing startup, has said a data breach resulted in the theft of some customer information. The Danvers, Mass.-based company said its

A network of ‘camgirl’ sites exposed millions of users and sex workers

November 3, 2019 0

A number of popular “camgirl” sites have exposed millions of sex workers and users after the company running the sites left the back-end database unprotected.

6 tips founders need to know about securing their startup

October 21, 2019 0

If you’ve read anything of mine in the past year, you know just how complicated security can be. Every day it seems there’s a new

How you shouldn’t handle your data breach

October 4, 2019 0

So you’ve had a data breach. Don’t worry, it’s not just you. These days it happens to everyone, no matter how large or small your

Web host Hostinger says data breach may affect 14 million customers

August 25, 2019 0

Hostinger said it has reset user passwords as a “precautionary measure” after it detected unauthorized access to a database containing information on millions of its

MoviePass exposed thousands of unencrypted customer card numbers

August 21, 2019 0

Movie ticket subscription service MoviePass has exposed tens of thousands of customer card numbers and personal credit cards because a critical server was not protected

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