Twitch: Users Private Messages Exposed

Twitch has alerted users that a “glitch” in an message archiving function has resulted in a random mismatch of messages ending up in the wrong users message archives. Twitch alerted users by email: “On May 5, 2018, Twitch removed a legacy feature called Messages and provided users the ability to download an archive of past […]

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socsec-friends

Friend or Foe

Friends can be worse than enemies.  Do you have a friend who is always on their phone, tweeting this, insta that, whatsapp groups with mutual friends, facebooking selfies, IM’ing pics of the bar you’re in, pinning the next bar or foursquaring the pre-drinks at YOUR apartment. All these are nearly excusable, except they are also […]

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Adidas Security Breach

Sports company Adidas has released a statement informing customers that it is investigating a security incident adidas today announced that it is alerting certain consumers who purchased on adidas.com/US about a potential data security incident. On June 26, adidas became aware that an unauthorized party claims to have acquired limited data associated with certain adidas […]

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ai.type leaks 31m users personal data

Android Keyboard App Leaks Data of 31 Million Users

Ai.type – the virtual keyboard app for Android has suffered a massive data breach. The company database was discovered unprotected online, exposing the names, phone numbers, locations and Google queries of its 31 million users. This discovery has again raised questions about the unacceptable and ridiculous amount of data that Android apps request and harvest from their […]

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XSplit Breach – Password Change Alert

XSplit warned users to change passwords. Notice from their site: Attention Broadcasters:If you are currently or have in the past used XSplit to stream to Twitch, please read this carefully.It has come to our attention that various data on XSplit’s servers have been compromised. In particular, your XSplit credentials (account name and password), as well […]

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