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A data leak exposed more than 30 million unique personal records of South Africans following an alleged breach that took place around May 2017, according to an investigation by security researcher Troy Hunt. Hunt received a 27GB file that, he believes, “is definitely floating around between traders.” Based on the headers published on Pastebin, the […]

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Restaurant chain Pizza Hut was breached and waited two weeks before announcing its customers via email that it suffered a “temporary security intrusion.” Even before the announcement, users had reported on Twitter numerous fraudulent transactions from their accounts, suspecting a breach. A hacker is reported to have stolen names, billing ZIP codes, delivery addresses, email […]

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One of many concerning security trends from 2017 is the accidental exposure of cloud data via misconfigured Simple Storage Service (S3) buckets from Amazon Web Services. This year has been marked with several data leaks from major organizations, most recently Accenture. “While this incident is very unfortunate, it’s not very surprising,” says RedLock cofounder and […]

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