Breaches and leaks

  • FEMA: exposed personal information of 2.3 million people by needlessly sharing it with a third-party contractor.
  • Family Locator: an app where you can "share your location with your loved ones" had an unsecured MongoDB instance, showing plaintext passwords and the precise locations of over 238.000 people.
  • Another consumer spyware vendor has left a database unsecured full of highly sensitive contents, including over 95.000 images and 25.000 phone recordings: link.
Dieter Van der Stock

Two popular Wordpress plugins being exploited

If you are using the Social Warfare plugin or the Easy WP SMTP plugin, you'll want to update quickly. Both are being actively exploited.

Dieter Van der Stock