Svenskt online-kasino utpekat i jätteläcka

En grupp av online-kasinon, som tillhör flera olika ägare, har läckt känsliga personuppgifter om spelarna, insättningar och uttag. En av sajterna finns i Sverige.

En grupp av online-kasinon har läckt information om över 108 miljoner vadslagningar, inklusive spelarnas personuppgifter, insättningar och uttag. Informationen har läckt från en Elasticsearch-server som stod exponerad mot internet utan lösenord. Läckan upptäcktes av säkerhetsforskaren Justin Paine, skriver ZDNet.

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GOOGLE’S SIDEWALK LABS PLANS TO PACKAGE AND SELL LOCATION DATA ON MILLIONS OF CELLPHONES

Last month, the New York Times revealed how sensitive location data is harvested by third parties from our smartphones — often with weak or nonexistent consent provisions. A Motherboard investigation in early January further demonstrated how cell companies sell our locations to stalkers and bounty hunters willing to pay the price

https://theintercept.com/2019/01/28/google-alphabet-sidewalk-labs-replica-cellphone-data

There’s a simple reason why your new smart TV was so affordable: It’s collecting and selling your data

  • The vast majority of televisions available today are ”smart” TVs, with internet connections, ad placement, and streaming services built in.
  • Despite the added functionality, TV prices are lower than ever – especially from companies like TCL and Vizio, which specialize in low-cost, high-tech smart TVs.
  • There’s a simple reason that smart TV prices are so low: some TV makers collect user data and sell it to third-parties, which can offset the cost.

https://nordic.businessinsider.com/smart-tv-data-collection-advertising-2019-1

The Federal Government Offers a Case Study in Bad Email Tracking

Bra beskrivning av ”pixel tracking” och ”link tracking”. Båda frekvent använda även av svenska aktörer såsom kommuner, banker och,,, bevakningsföretag. Mejlleverantörer såsom mailchimp och anpdm får stora mängder överskottsdata.

”We’ll break them down one at a time, using examples from the email itself to illustrate how those methods work in the common case. In addition, we’ve written guidelines for users, email clients, and email providers to protect against these techniques.”

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/01/federal-government-offers-case-study-bad-email-tracking

Facebook’s latest privacy scandal: The private photos of millions of users were accidentally shared with 1,500 apps

  • Facebook said it found a bug that gave as many as 1,500 third-party apps access to the unposted Facebook photos of up to 6.8 million users.
  • The affected pictures include those posted on Facebook Stories and Facebook Marketplace, as well as those that were uploaded but never shared, Facebook said.
  • ”We’re sorry this happened,” Facebook said in a statement.

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