Day: March 8, 2019

That marketing email database that exposed 809 million contact records? Maybe make that two-plus BILLION

‘This is a gigantic amalgamation of data all in one place’ expert tells El Reg An unprotected MongDB database belonging to a marketing tech company exposed up to 809 million email addresses, phone numbers, business leads, and bits of personal information to the public internet, it emerged yesterday.… …read more Source:: Register

At home in my hijab: How the internet helped me embrace modest clothing – CNET

Muslim fashionistas like me once felt isolated. But influencers have given us a safe haven. …read more Source:: CNet

US Tech Firms Fear China Could Be Spying On Them Using Power Cords, Report Says

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNBC: Fearing that China could be spying on them using power cords and plugs, several U.S. technology companies have asked their Taiwanese suppliers to shift production of some components out of the mainland, Nikkei Asian Review reported on Friday. The report cited unnamed executives from two Taiwanese companies:…

Philadelphia becomes first US city to ban ‘cashless’ stores, report says – CNET

The city doesn’t want to discriminate against people who don’t have a credit card or bank account. …read more Source:: CNet

RSA Conference 2019: Operational Technology Widens Supply Chain Attack Surfaces

Between operational technology and open source, the supply chain is rapidly expanding – and companies that can’t keep up will be the next security targets, said experts at RSA Conference 2019. …read more Source:: Threatpost

A No-Cost, Heavy Metal Lathe From Junkyard Parts

We have to admit that our first thought on seeing a Frankenlathe made from old engine blocks was that it was a set piece from a movie like The Road Warrior. And when you think about it, the ability to cobble together such a machine tool would probably make you pretty handy to have around…

Citrix Discloses Security Breach of Internal Network

Citrix disclosed today a security breach during which hackers accessed the company’s internal network. In a short statement posted on its blog, Citrix Chief Security Information Officer Stan Black said Citrix found out about the hack from the FBI earlier this week. From a report: “On March 6, 2019, the FBI contacted Citrix to advise…

Porsche collects loads of four-figure deposits for Taycan EV – Roadshow

It’s not just a bunch of tire-kickers placing free “reservations.” …read more Source:: CNet

Brave now can pay you 70 percent of its browser ad revenue – CNET

The startup is trying to fix privacy and performance problems that come with conventional ads. …read more Source:: CNet

How YouTube and Instagram help Muslim women like me own modest fashion – CNET

Social media influencers have taken modest fashion from niche to mainstream — and made me feel less isolated in the process. …read more Source:: CNet