885 Million Records Exposed Online: Bank Transactions, Social Security Numbers,

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  1. S-F

    S-F Gawd

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    WTF!? I almost posted some kind of yawn comment. It's gotten to the point where this is just business as usual.



    "Several million records said to include bank account details, Social Security digits, wire transactions, and other mortgage paperwork, were found publicly accessible on the server of a major U.S. financial service company."


    "Ben Shoval, a real-estate developer, reportedly discovered the files online and notified security reporter Brian Krebs. Krebs said that he contacted the server’s owner, First American Corporation, prior to reporting the incident."

    You can find the details on Gizmodo: https://gizmodo.com/885-million-sensitive-records-leaked-online-bank-trans-1835016235
     
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  2. Orddie

    Orddie 2[H]4U

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  3. HeadRusch

    HeadRusch [H]ard|Gawd

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  4. IcePickFreak

    IcePickFreak [H]ard|Gawd

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    It is when there's no repercussions or penalties for the people responsible for the screw up.
     
  5. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics I don't get it

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    Yet a place like Germany allows for fines that are huge percentages of the company's profit when A SINGLE PERSON'S information is accidentally given to the wrong person.
     
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  6. Spartacus09

    Spartacus09 [H]ard|Gawd

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    For all it’s flaws GDPR has at least good intentions and reprecussions
     
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  7. Master_shake_

    Master_shake_ [H]ardForum Junkie

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    And they've investigated themselves and found no wrong doing.
     
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  8. Crosshairs

    Crosshairs Administrator Staff Member

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    Uh....yeah....I'm gonna have to disagree with this here
     
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  9. Dead Parrot

    Dead Parrot 2[H]4U

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    If this is how they handle the highest priority stuff, the rest of the company must really suck.
     
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  10. $trapped

    $trapped [H]Lite

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    Their, ahem, IT department:
    ?u=https%3A%2F%2Fimages.fastcompany.com%2Fupload%2Finline-job-slob-who-to-hire.jpg
     
  11. [21CW]killerofall

    [21CW]killerofall Aliens...

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    Yea, and that is the ONLY person in their entire IT department.
     
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  12. blade52x

    blade52x 2[H]4U

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    This is why you crypto and private key.
     
  13. Dillirium

    Dillirium Limp Gawd

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    There's your problem. Where's the security team too?
    Not all IT are security experts too.