- 24 May 2019, 09:15 in Apps

Millions of golfer records from Game Golf app exposed

Millions of sensitive data points have been exposed on an unprotected server.

Security Discovery researcher, Bob Diachenko, discovered an Elastic database that was not password protected and thus visible on the internet. Further investigation revealed that the database belonged to Game Golf.

The compromised information included usernames, passwords, emails and Facebook login information as well as details on “134 million rounds of golf, 4.9 million user notifications and 19.2 million records in...

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- 1 April 2019, 07:00 in GDPR

Data Protection Magazine issue 3 now available online

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- 3 April 2019, 09:00 in Social Media

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- 2 April 2019, 08:00 in Digital Marketing

Zuckerberg says governments need to do more to support data privacy

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- 1 April 2019, 08:00 in Social Media

Belgium regulator fights Facebook over user tracking

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- 21 March 2019, 06:00 in GDPR

EDPB draft guidelines on the territorial scope of the GDPR

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- 19 March 2019, 10:00 in GDPR

GDPR: Are you in the know?

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- 7 March 2019, 06:00 in Compliance

GDPR compliance boosts business, study shows

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- 4 March 2019, 11:13 in GDPR

Misuse of children’s data attracts record fine in the US

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- 18 February 2019, 06:00 in Compliance

Data protection in the Brexit landscape

Last week, European Data Protection Authorities and the European Data Protection Supervisor met in the European Data Protection Board to discuss a...

- 14 February 2019, 08:00 in Email Marketing

Unsolicited marketing: the right approach for e-billing in light of GDPR

In a recent study by consumer body Which?, several major retailers were potentially at risk for violations of data protection regulations by sending...

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