Issue 100 \o/

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Breaches and leaks

  • related service: a service used by insurance brokers had sensitive personal data of 75.000 people stolen.
  • Cathay Pacific: airline, had a data store breached with personal information of 9.4 million people, including passport and identity card numbers.
  • Pocket iNet: a Washington-based ISP. Had a leaky S3 bucket with 73 gigabytes of information, including passwords, network diagrams and more juicy stuff.
  • Eight adult websites were breached, leaking 1.2 million e-mails and trivially-cracked passwords: link.
  • VestaCP: a web hosting panel solution, many installations have been hacked and used in DDoS attacks.
  • Anthem: not a new leak, thankfully, but a fine of $16 million for exposing the health information of 79 million people.
Dieter Van der Stock