80 million records exposed in SMS spam operation

ApexSMS suffers data breach exposing the records of 80 million people. Discovered by security researcher Bob Diachenko, ApexSMS, an SMS text marketing company has suffered a data breach exposing the personally identifiable information of more than 80 million people which was then submitted on an unsecured database.  The exposed database contained 80 million records which […]

Samsung data leak exposes source code, passwords and employee data

Security researcher revealed that sensitive information including source code, credentials and secret keys have been made accessible on GitLab. Mossab Hussein, a security researcher at SpiderSilk,  discovered dozens of exposed files and credentials to the entire AWS account that was being used on GitLab. Many of the files contained logs, analytics data, and the source […]

Companies are planning to move to cloud-based privileged access management

Survey shows that 47% of security professionals are already using, planning or exploring the possibility to move privileged access management to the cloud. Thycotic, a privileged access management (PAM) provider, published its results from a survey conducted at the RSA Conference 2019. The survey looked at PAM practices within security professionals. The survey revealed that […]