Nov 19

Threat Intelligence: Instagram Exposes Passwords in Plaintext

The popular social media photo sharing app Instagram has recently patched a bug in their website that accidentally exposed some of their users’ passwords in plaintext. The bug resides in the new “Download Your Data” feature. This new feature allows the user to download a copy of all the data they have shared with the site, including comments, posts, photos, and other information.

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Dec 05

PayPal’s TIO Network says Data Breach May Affect 16 Million

Vancouver, Canada-based TIO Networks, PayPal’s recently-acquired payment processor, revealed last week that up to 1.6 million customers may have had their personal information compromised in a data breach.

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Nov 01

Data Breaches During First Half of 2017 Exceed all of 2016

During the first half of 2017, 918 data breaches resulted in 1.9 billion data records being compromised globally.

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