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Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Researcher finds that Voipo, a communications provider based in Lake Forest, CA, left a server with millions of call logs, texts, and more exposed for months   —  An unprotected server storing millions of call logs and text messages was left open for months before they were found by a security researcher.
Jan 15, 2019, 7:25 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Researcher discloses several flaws that made Bluehost, DreamHost, Hostgator, OVH, and iPage vulnerable to user account hacks; all except OVH say bugs now fixed   —  A security researcher has found, reported, and now disclosed a dozen bugs that made it easy to steal sensitive information …
Jan 15, 2019, 4:05 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
All photos uploaded to Twinning, Popsugar's tool to match a user's photo with a celebrity's, were accessible from a public AWS storage bucket that is now locked   —  I thought the worst thing about Popsugar's Twinning tool was that it matched me with James Corden.
Dec 31, 2018, 9:45 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
CenturyLink says all consumer services impacted by a ~32-hour outage that started on Thursday, including its 911 emergency services, have been restored   —  911 emergency services in several states across the U.S. went down after a massive outage at a CenturyLink data center.
Dec 28, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Zuckerberg's tone-deaf year-end note reads like 1,000 words of patting himself on the back and shows little contrition or empathy for the harm Facebook caused   —  After the year Mark Zuckerberg's had, you'd think he'd struggle to appear so chipper.  —  “I'm proud of the progress we've made …
Dec 28, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Blind, an anonymous chat app used by staff at companies like Apple, Facebook, Google, and Uber, left one database server exposed from Nov. 1 to Dec. 19   —  One of the company's servers was exposed without a password for weeks.  —  Thousands of people trusted Blind, an app-based …
Dec 20, 2018, 11:20 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
FBI has seized the domains of 15 high-profile DDoS-for-hire websites, including and, and charged 3 men in US with operating the sites   —  The FBI has seized the domains of 15 several high-profile distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) websites, after a co-ordinated effort …
Dec 20, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Twitter was warned by a researcher two years ago of a flaw, recently reported to FTC and EU's DPC by the company, that leaked users' phone # country codes   —  A security researcher found a bug in Twitter's support form two years ago that exposed the country codes of phone numbers attached to user's accounts.
Dec 18, 2018, 1:20 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Twitter says global government demands for data about users or takedowns of posts increased by 80% in the first half of 2018, with ~87% from Turkey and Russia   —  Twitter says the number of government demands for data on its users has shot up in the past year.
Dec 14, 2018, 7:30 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
A misconfigured domain led to an exploit in Microsoft's login system, now fixed, that made it possible to hijack anyone's Office account, researcher finds   —  A string of bugs when chained together created the perfect attack to gain access to someone's Microsoft account — simply by tricking a user into clicking a link.
Dec 11, 2018, 7:40 PMIn context

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