Almost 4,000 databases now wiped in ‘Meow’ attacks

The attackers and their motivations remain unknown; however, the incidents yet again highlight the risks of careless data security. Thousands of unsecured internet-facing databases have been on the receiving end of automated ‘Meow’ attacks that which involve destroying the data without leaving as much as an explanatory note. A search on Shodan shows that as … More Almost 4,000 databases now wiped in ‘Meow’ attacks

Two billion user logs leaked by smart home vendor

The leak, which apparently has yet to be plugged, exposes a range of very specific data about users. A Chinese smart home solutions provider has been leaking billions of logs from devices managed via the company’s cloud platform, exposing a range of sensitive information about their users. The database – which was found sitting an … More Two billion user logs leaked by smart home vendor