These are the hacks, data breach attacks, and exposed flaws that happened last month. A short recap and rundown of what you might have missed in regards to consumer personal data exposed. Hacks of the Month —March!
Facebook has fixed a bug that the platform mistakenly kept a copy of passwords of many of its users that were stored in plain text and were visible to the social network’s employees. “We...
Google Plus a social networking site from Google meant to compete with Facebook didn’t quite take off as expected. This prompted a shutdown of the social media network. The shutdown was then pushed ahead of schedule after two security incidents found by Google. For the users still using the social media network say goodbye to the 7 year-old and consider exporting or download your data.
Marriott says as many as 500 million Starwood guests’ data may have been breached. The company determined the breach in their guest reservation system dating back to 2014. If you have made a reservation on or before September 10th 2018, consider your information at risk. The exposed information includes names, phone numbers, email addresses, passport numbers, date of births, and rewards account numbers. For 327 million guests, it added the exposing of their credit card information taken.
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