Marketing firm Exactis kept a database of around 340 million individual records on a publicly accessible server. The data measured 2TB and contained the personal info of 230 million adults and 110 million businesses.
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Popular DNA testing service MyHeritage said on Monday that a third-party security researcher discovered a file on a private server outside MyHeritage's network that contained email addresses and hashed passwords.
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The Smell of Data provides a novel way for users to keep track of threats to their online security, emitting a puff of a specially designed scent whenever a connected device is at risk.
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