An Irvine engineer was sentenced to more than two years in federal prison for stealing trade secrets from two of his former employers, the portal My News LA reports. Wenfeng Lu, 46, was sentenced to 27 months behind bars by U.S. District Judge Andrew Guilford.
India’s largest bank has secured an unprotected server that allowed anyone to access financial information on millions of its customers, like bank balances and recent transactions, The TechCrunch writes.
A server security lapse has exposed a massive database of customer information belonging to Rubrik, an IT security and cloud data management giant, The TechCrunch reports. The company pulled the server offline Tuesday within an hour of TechCrunch alerting the company, after the data was found by security researcher Oliver Hough. The exposed server wasn’t protected with a password, allowing access to anyone who knew where to find the server.
Divers and academics have offered a £1,500 reward for the safe return of a laptop containing precious survey data from a sunken battleship, The BBC writes. The computer and back-up disks were taken from a flat at Stromness in Orkney at the weekend. They contain months of work being used to create three-dimensional images of HMS Royal Oak in Scapa Flow. The project was for the 80th anniversary commemorations of the ship's sinking by a German U-boat.
The HIV-positive status of 14,200 people – along with confidential information such as their identification numbers and contact details – has been leaked online by an "unauthorized person", The Channel NewsAsia reports. The records were those of 5,400 Singaporeans diagnosed with HIV from 1985 to January 2013 and 8,800 foreigners, including work and visit pass applicants and holders, diagnosed with HIV from 1985 to December 2011.
Internal database was accessible to the world without passwords, the portal Graham Cluley reports. If you run a chain of superstores up and down the UK you have to recognise that from time-to-time ne’er-do-wells are likely to steal goods from your shelves.
Two senior executives of an IT company were arrested for allegedly stealing data and diverting crores belonging to their employer to set up their own firm, the website Deccan Herald reports. The accused are Prathap B V (32), senior manager, and Karthik Srinivasan (35), manager (operations), at ION IDEA. The company is located at the Export Promotion Industrial Park Zone in Whitefield and has branches in several countries. The accused are residents of Kalkere, near Horamavu.
A trove of more than 24 million financial and banking documents, representing tens of thousands of loans and mortgages from some of the biggest banks in the U.S., has been found online after a server security lapse, The TechCrunch writes. The server, running an Elasticsearch database, had more than a decade’s worth of data, containing loan and mortgage agreements, repayment schedules and other highly sensitive financial and tax documents that reveal an intimate insight into a person’s financial life.
Lehmann Maupin Gallery is suing a former employee, accusing her of deceit, dishonesty, and theft in a case that underscores how valuable client relationships are in the competitive gallery business—especially in fast-growing and lucrative markets like Asia, the portal artnet News reports.
An online casino group has leaked information on over 108 million bets, including details about customers' personal information, deposits, and withdrawals, ZDNet has learned. The data leaked from an ElasticSearch server that was left exposed online without a password, Justin Paine, the security researcher who discovered the server, told ZDNet.