A data leak has exposed sensitive information about millions of job seekers that used global recruitment firm Michael Page. The leak has once again been revealed to the leaking company through Troy Hunt, the creator and administrator of the Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) online service. “It was the same individual who located the Red Cross data and the same story in terms of discovery an underlying risk on the server end; publicly exposed website, … More
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Sensitive personal information of some 1.5 million users of several dating/cheating websites and apps has been found to be accessible via the Internet. This information includes the users’ username, (plaintext) password, email address, gender, date of birth, country of residence and photos, as well as sexual preferences. MacKeeper researchers found the unsecured MongoDB database and traced it to New Zealand-based company C&Z Tech Limited, which runs haveafling.mobi, haveafling.co.nz, haveanaffair.co.nz, haveanaffair.mobi, hookupdating.mobi and the mobile application … More
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