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Personal data leaks happen every day. Some of them make it into the news, and some remain obscure. In the United States alone, 163 million user records have been compromised so far this year (according to data provided by the Identity Theft Resource Center). For those not keeping score, that’s four times as many as […]

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North Korean computer hackers have stolen hundreds of classified military documents from South Korea including detailed wartime operational plans involving its US ally, a report said Tuesday. Rhee Cheol-Hee, a lawmaker for the ruling Democratic party, said the hackers had broken into the South’s military network last September and gained access to 235 gigabytes of […]

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A misconfigured database containing records belonging to 1,133 National Football League players and their agents was exposed via an unsecured Elasticsearch server. The database belongs to the NFL Players Association and includes the home address, phone numbers and IP addresses for hundreds of current and former players. Kromtech Security Center, which made the discovery on […]

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Popular blog comment hosting service Disqus and market research company Forrester Research announced late on Friday that they’ve suffered a breach. While the latter was apparently limited to content made available to Forrester clients through Forrester.com, the former resulted in the theft of account data for some 17.5 million users. “There is no evidence that […]

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