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The defence industry lobby group Australian Strategic Policy Institute is acting to ratchet up tensions with Australia's major trading partner China and using funds it gets from the Federal Government for this purpose, more than $20 million at last count, the Australian arm of the Chinese telecommunications equipment company Huawei Technologies says in a strongly-worded blog post.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The only logical conclusion that one can draw from the latest inspired effort from the defence industry lobby group, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute — calling for ISPs to provide a clean Internet — is that the good people at this institute have been smoking some very strong stuff.

Published in Open Sauce

An Amazon Web Services engineer left 954MB of data in a GitHub repository, among them personal identity documents and system credentials including passwords.

Published in Security

Data management company Attunity has exposed a considerable amount of data in three publicly unsecured Amazon S3 buckets, including back-ups of employees' OneDrive accounts, email correspondence, system passwords, sales and marketing contact information and project specifications.

Published in Security

Indian outsourcing company HCL Technologies — formerly known as Hindustan Computers Limited — has exposed personal information of employees, plaintext passwords for new hires reports on installations of customer infrastructure, and web applications for managing personnel on an unprotected domain.

Published in Security

A security firm has found two third-party developed Facebook app datasets exposed on the Web, one from the Mexico-based media company Cultura Colectiva and the other, a backup, from a Facebook-integrated app called At the Pool. Both were exposed via Amazon S3 buckets.

Published in Security
Thursday, 17 January 2019 09:17

US state's securities dept leaves 1m files exposed

More than a million files belonging to the Department of Securities in the US state of Oklahoma were exposed to public view for an unknown period, the security firm UpGuard says, before they were secured after the department was notified by the company on 8 December 2018.

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Back-up pharmacy services provider MedCall left a 7GB cache of data exposed in an unsecured Amazon S3 bucket, with medical information for employees of 181 business locations and social security numbers for nearly 3000 individuals open to public gaze.

Published in Security

Australian business process outsourcing company Onehalf left medical information for hundreds of individuals and bank account numbers for several large Australian enterprises exposed in a set of unsecured public GitHub repositories, the security firm UpGuard says.

Published in Security

A salesperson from Amazon Web Service created a publicly accessible S3 bucket containing information about high-level configuration details for systems belonging to GoDaddy, the world's biggest Web host by market share in 2018.

Published in Security

Documents belonging to more than 100 manufacturing companies were exposed on a publicly accessible server belonging to Level One Robotics, "an engineering service provider specialised in automation process and assembly for OEMs, Tier 1 automotive suppliers as well as our end users", the security firm UpGuard says.

Published in Security

Data relating to a number of subsidiaries of Blue Chair, a holding company in Kansas City, has been found exposed on the Web by the security firm UpGuard.

Published in Security

Security firm UpGuard has found an unsecured data cache belonging to Canadian data analytics firm AggregateIQ, which has alleged links to Cambridge Analytica, a company that has been in the news recently for using Facebook data to help political clients.

Published in Security

Security firm UpGuard has published an updated version of its account of how a cloud-based data storage repository, used by business analytics software provider Birst, was left unsecured.

Published in Security

Security firm UpGuard is remaining silent about the removal of a blog post from its website wherein it was claimed that a cloud-based data storage repository, used by business analytics software provider Birst, was left unsecured, resulting in data about financial services firm Capital One, among others, being exposed.

Published in Security

A cloud-based data storage repository used by business analytics software provider Birst was left unsecured resulting in data about financial services firm Capital One, among others, being exposed, it has been claimed.

Published in Security
Thursday, 15 February 2018 08:00

Group releases search tool for Amazon S3 buckets

A search tool that can look for specific files on Amazon Web Service servers has been released by a group whose identity is unknown.

Published in Security

A private sector programme that provides property insurance in the US state of Maryland has left the data of thousands on an unsecured network attached storage device, exposing customer files, claims, addresses, phone numbers, birth dates and Social Security numbers.

Published in Security
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