22 Jan 2019

Report: Facebook’s Privacy Lapses May Result in Record Fine

According to three anonymous insiders, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is considering to impose on Facebook a record fine of over $22.5 million (the previous record from 2012) over the Cambridge Analytica scandal and other privacy-related incidents. Since 2011 the FTC has demanded that Facebook refrains from sharing user data in ways that

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17 Jan 2019

VOIPO Database Exposes Millions of Texts, Call Logs

Once again a major data leak has happened due to a misconfigured server. This time, a security researcher found an ElasticSearch database that had been exposing millions of call logs, SMS/MMS logs, and plaintext names, login credentials and API keys for internal systems to the Internet for over half a year. Threat actors

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