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Hackers publish 2.28 million user data from dating platform

[German]The dating platform MeetMindful was the victim of a hack in which the database with user data was copied. This user data has now been posted for download by the hacker in an underground forum.  Advertising

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Fashion app leaks data from top European influencers

[German]The social e-commerce app 21 Buttons has just had a major privacy incident. Security researchers found a cloud storage used by the app that was publicly accessible and contained personal and financial data of 21 Buttons users. Advertising

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Data leak: Amazon customer data were leaked (Oct. 2020)

[English]There has been a data leak incident at Amazon. Amazon employees have passed customer data, including their e-mail addresses, to third parties. The employees were fired and the affected customers were informed. I came across the issue in two places … Continue reading

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Nitro (PDF) data leak affects Apple, Google, Microsoft & Co.

[German]The provider Nitro PDF has experienced a massive data breach where cyber criminals have been able to stole data from customers. They are now selling the captured data in underground forums. This has implications for many high-profile organizations, including Apple, … Continue reading

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Data leak at online provider windeln.de confirmed

 [German]The German online vendor windeln.de operated an insecure server, so that the personal data of 700,000 customers could be accessed. After I reported about it here in the blog and the whole thing went further afield, the provider issued a … Continue reading

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Data leak: Corona test results of almost 400,000 Slovaks public

[German]Serious data leak in Slovakia: The corona test results of almost 400,000 Slovaks were publicly available on the Internet. There is no need for hackers anymore if personal data is handled so carelessly. Advertising

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Data leak at online shop windeln.de

[German]German online shop windeln.de operated an insecure Elastic-Search server so that the personal data of 700,000 customers could be accessed via Internet. Here are details what I know so far (what the security researcher has told me). Advertising

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Mailfire data leak reveals data from adult sites

[German]There is once again a data leak to report, but it is likely to be minor for those affected – because security researchers have discovered the data leak. The marketing company Mailfire acting on Cyprus revealed data of over 70 … Continue reading

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Data leak at Razer exposed customer data

[German]There has been a data leak at gaming provider Razer Inc. The data of thousands of Razer customers with orders and shipping details were reachable via Internet on an open and not password protected database. Advertising

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Oracle BlueKai: Tracking database data leak

[German]Oracle's subsidiary BlueKai operates a huge database for user tracking via the cloud. Through an unsecured server, the extent of this tracking has now become visible. Millions of user data, partly identifiable as persons, were openly available on the Internet … Continue reading

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