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Misconfigured AWS S3 exposed 1.8 million US voter records

More than 1.8 million voter records belonging to Americans have been accidentally leaked online by a US voting machine supplier for dozens of US states. It has happened again, more than 1.8 million voter records belonging to Americans have been accidentally leaked online by a US voting machine supplier for dozens of US states. The voter records were left op
Publish At:2017-08-18 14:30 | Read:126 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking AWS S3 Chris Vickery data b

Hotspot Shield VPN threatens your privacy by injecting ads and JS into browsers

The CDT urged US federal trade authorities to investigate VPN provider AnchorFree for deceptive and unfair trade practices. The digital rights advocacy group Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) urged US federal trade authorities to investigate VPN provider AnchorFree for deceptive trade practices. AnchorFree provides the Hotspot Shield VPN app claimi
Publish At:2017-08-08 05:45 | Read:208 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Security AnchorFree CDT Center for

Former Bupa employee offered 1 million customer records for sale on dark web

Former Employee of the Healthcare giant Bupa offered for sale records of 1 Million clients on Dark Web. A former employee of healthcare giant Bupa was selling between 500,000 and 1 million medical records on the dark web. The former employee whose identity remains undisclosed had sold several batches of hundreds of thousands of medical records managed by Bup
Publish At:2017-08-03 08:00 | Read:278 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Data Breach Deep Web

Apple removed iOS VPN apps from Chinese App Store in compliance to censorship law

In compliance with Chinese Internet monitoring law, Apple has started removing all IOS VPN apps from it App Store in China. The company complies with a request from the Chinese Government that wants to strict censorship making it harder for netizens to bypass the Great Firewall system (aka Golden Shield project). The Golden Shield project allows China to c
Publish At:2017-07-30 11:50 | Read:223 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Laws and regulations Apple Censorsh

32M is about to become the first in the US to implant a microchip to employees volunteers

The Wisconsin company Three Square Market (32M) is about to become the first in the U.S. to implant microchip to its voluntary employees. In April 2015, the security researcher Seth Wahl implanted an NFC Chip in his hand to bypass security scanners in a high-security environment and exploit Android mobile devices. Wahle used the NFC chip to ping nearby An
Publish At:2017-07-25 12:55 | Read:222 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking biohacking microchip NFC RF

The UK continues to grant the export of surveillance equipment to countries like Turkey

According to the UK’s Department for International Trade, the country granted a license to export surveillance equipment to Turkey earlier this year. The UK continues to be one of the most active countries involved in the trade of surveillance technology. British firms continue to export surveillance systems ranging from internet mass surveillance equ
Publish At:2017-07-24 18:32 | Read:200 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Intelligence Laws and regulations C

Worst known governmental leak ever affected the Swedish Transport Agency. Homeland security at risk

Worst known governmental leak ever affected the Swedish Transport Agency, data includes records of members of the military secret units. Sweden might be the scenario for the worst known governmental leak ever, the Swedish Transport Agency moved all of its data to “the cloud,” but it transferred it to somebody else’s computer. The huge trove of data includes
Publish At:2017-07-23 05:40 | Read:245 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Digital ID homeland security priva

Tor launches Bug Bounty Program, hackers can earn between $2,000 and $4,000 for high severity flaws

The Tor Project announced the launch of a public bug bounty program. Bug hunters can earn between $2,000 and $4,000 for high severity flaws. It’s official, the Tor Project announced the launch of a public bug bounty program through the HackerOne platform, the initiative was possible with support from the Open Technology Fund. “With support from t
Publish At:2017-07-20 22:05 | Read:209 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Deep Web Digital ID Hacking anonymity privacy

SMS Phishing induces victims to photograph its own token card

Renato Marinho detailed an unusual SMS phishing campaign that hit Brazilian users. All started with an SMS message supposedly sent from his bank. Introduction Today I faced quite an unusual SMS phishing campaign here in Brazil. A friend of mine received an SMS message supposedly sent from his bank asking him to update his registration data through the given
Publish At:2017-07-17 20:20 | Read:309 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking phishing SMS Ph

Telegram agrees to register in Russia, but it will not share private data

Telegram agrees to register with Russia authorities to avoid the local ban, but the battle is still ongoing because it won’t share user data. The Russian Government threatened to ban Telegram because it refused to comply data protection laws. “There is one demand, and it is simple: to fill in a form with information on the company that controls T
Publish At:2017-07-03 06:30 | Read:235 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Laws and regulations ISIS p

Three years ago ProtonMail was launched. Today, it is launching ProtonVPN

ProtonMail announced ProtonVPN is now available to the general public. ProtonVPN is officially out of beta. You can now directly get ProtonVPN by visiting https://protonvpn.com After more than 1 year of development, and four months of beta testing by over 10’000 members of the ProtonMail community, we’re finally making ProtonVPN available to everyone. And we
Publish At:2017-06-21 18:15 | Read:372 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID privacy ProtonMail ProtonVPN VPN

Mexican Government was spying on Journalists and Activists with Pegasus Surveillance software

Journalists and activists in Mexico accused the government of spying on them with the powerful surveillance software Pegasus developed by the NSO Group. Journalists and activists in Mexico accused the government of spying on them with a powerful surveillance software. According to the journalists, the authorities used an Israeli spyware to hack their mobile
Publish At:2017-06-20 05:25 | Read:348 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Hacktivism Malware Mobile M

DRA firm left 1.1 TB of data unsecured on an Amazon S3, 198 million US voter records exposed

The popular security expert Chris Vickery revealed the DRA firm left 1.1 TB of data unsecured on an Amazon S3, 198 million US voter records exposed. Researcher Chris Vickery has found nearly 200 million voter records in an unsecured Amazon S3 bucket maintained by Deep Root Analytics (DRA), it is the largest exposure of its kind in history. The records includ
Publish At:2017-06-19 11:00 | Read:268 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Digital ID Chris Vickery data brea

BAE Systems accused of selling mass surveillance software Evident across the Middle East

BC Arabic and the Danish newspaper Dagbladet accuse British BAE Systems of selling mass surveillance software called Evident across the Middle East. The British company BAE Systems has been selling mass surveillance software called Evident across the Middle East, the findings are the result of a year-long investigation by BBC Arabic and the Danish newspaper
Publish At:2017-06-18 16:35 | Read:464 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Intelligence Security BAE Evident H

Facebook inadvertently revealed moderators’ identities to suspected terrorists

A bug in the software used by Facebook moderators to review inappropriate content resulted in the disclosure of identities of moderators to suspected terrorists. According to the Guardian, the social network giant Facebook put the safety of its content moderators at risk after inadvertently exposing their personal details to suspected terrorist users on the
Publish At:2017-06-18 16:35 | Read:320 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Social Networks Terrorism F

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