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  • Tens of thousands MongoDB databases easily accessible from the Internet

    11.02.2015

    A group of students from Saarland University's Center for IT-Security, Privacy and Accountability (CISPA) have discovered tens of thousands MongoDB databases accessible to remote attackers, including a couple belonging to big companies and containing personal and financial information of millions of their users.

  • vBulletin vulnerable to SQL injection

    16.07.2014

    A Romanian hacking community has discovered and responsibly reported a critical SQL injection vulnerability found in the latest version (5.1.2) of the popular web forum software vBulletin.

  • Oracle delivers 113 updates

    16.07.2014

    Oracle's Quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) is never a minor event.

  • Whatsapp flaw could reveal all your past conversations

    12.03.2014

    A new Whatsapp flaw that allows any other applications on your Android device to exfiltrate and decrypt past Whatsapp conversations has been discovered and revealed by security consultant Bas Bosschert.

  • Cyber crooks will go after medical records next

    03.03.2014

    As security firms and law enforcement agencies continue to cooperate and successfully take down botnets, cyber crooks will be forced to look for new and more lucrative targets, and especially ones that are poorly secured.




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The big picture of protecting and securing Big Data

Today almost every company is dealing with big data in one way or another – including customer data, tracking data, and behavioral marketing information – connecting every aspect of our lives. While this is a cutting edge use of technology, data monitoring can become dangerous when placed in the wrong hands.


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