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Ring’s Neighbors app exposed precise locations and addresses

Ring’s Neighbors app exposed precise locations and addresses Sponsored Links Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Ring’s Neighbors app is still suffering from privacy shortcomings almost three years later. TechCrunch has learned a bug in the Amazon-owned neighborhood watch tool exposed precise locations and home addresses for anyone posting in the software. The app was pulling hidden positional…

Hotels.com, Expedia provider exposed data for millions of guests

Hotels.com, Expedia provider exposed data for millions of guests Sponsored Links Matthew Ashton – AMA/Getty Images The hotel industry now has a potentially serious security headache on its hands alongside the pandemic. Website Planet reports that Prestige Software, the company behind hotel reservation platforms for Hotels.com, Booking.com and Expedia, left data exposed for “millions” of…

Cloud leak exposed sensitive data from over 200,000 voicemails

Cloud leak exposed sensitive data from over 200,000 voicemails Sponsored Links vm via Getty Images Some data leaks contain more sensitive info than most. Security researcher Bob Diachenko and Comparitech discovered (via Threatpost) that Broadvoice, a cloud VoIP provider for businesses, left over 350 million records exposed online in an unprotected cluster, including 2 million…

Barnes & Noble confirms hack exposed customer details

Barnes & Noble confirms hack exposed customer details Sponsored Links KAREN BLEIER via Getty Images Barnes & Noble has emailed its customers saying that it has been the “victim of a cybersecurity attack,” in which personal data was accessed. The breach not only affected B&N’s corporate IT systems but the Nook e-reader platform as well,…