18 Nov 2020

Over 80,000 ID Cards and Fingerprint Scans Exposed in Cloud Leak

TronicsXchange, a US-based electronics retailer, has reportedly exposed over 2.6 million files. Website Planet researchers were the first to uncover the security snafu when they discovered a misconfigured AWS S3 bucket containing troves of sensitive information, including ID cards, fingerprints, and other biometric data. The bucket was found on October

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31 Aug 2020

Chinese researcher charged with destroying evidence relating to illegal transfer of US tech

The US Department of Justice has detained Guan Lei, a Chinese researcher working at the University of California, Los Angeles, on charges of destroying evidence involved in a federal investigation. The Department of Justice stated that the destroyed information pertained to the illegal transfer of US technology and intellectual property

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