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Adafruit data leak

Adafruit data leak from ex-employee’s GitHub rep

Adafruit has disclosed a data leak that occurred due to a publicly-viewable GitHub repository. The company suspects this could have allowed “unauthorized access” to information about certain users on or before 2019. Based in New York City, Adafruit is a producer of open-source hardware components since 2005. The company designs, manufactures, and sells electronics products, tools, and accessories. …

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national maths and science data breach

National Math and Science Databreach, more than 190,000 notified of data security incident

According to their notification letter, on or about October 13, 2021, their AV software triggered an alert. Through the resulting investigation,  NMSI determined that between September 23, 2021 and October 18, 2021, an unauthorized actor “may have had access to certain systems.” The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) in Texas describes itself as a non-profit organization …

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ElementVape store hacked to steal credit cards

A prominent online seller  of e-cigarettes and vaping kits is serving a credit card skimmer on its live site, likely after getting hacked. With its presence across the U.S. and Canada, Element Vape sells e-cigarettes, vaping devices, e-liquids, and CBD products in both retail outlets and on their online store. Vaping site pulls in JavaScript to skim credit cards Element Vape’s website is …

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