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Dun & Bradstreet database breached, 33.6M files vulnerable


A Dun & Bradstreet 52GB database containing about 33.6 million records with very specific details about each of the people involved from job title to email address has been exposed. The database was sent to independent cyber researcher Troy Hunt who found the records contained not only dozens of specific details on each person, but…

Yahoo CEO may depart with $23M


Yahoo shareholders will be voting soon on whether to approve a severance package that would award the departing CEO Marissa Mayer with more than $23 million in cash and stock.

CloudPets toys leak kid, adult user info, voice recordings


Talking toys can vacillate between creepy and cute, but sometimes they come with hidden perils—like the CloudPets – whose custom audio files allow parents and children to exchange customized messages through cuddly stuffed animals – were just found to be on a MongoDB “in a publicly facing network segment without any authentication required” (and indexed…

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