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2018-03-27 | Aadhaar data leak, Facebook Container by Firefox, and XSS auditor reporting to report URI
Tuesday, March 27
Security researcher Karan Saini found an open API endpoint on Aadhaar, India's national ID database, ZDNet’s Zack Whittaker reports. This is not the first time Aadhaar has been in the news for security lapses, exposing the information of over 1.1 billion Indian citizens.
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OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
XSS Auditor reporting to Report URI by Troy Hunt and Scott Helme
Facebook Container by Mozilla Firefox is a plugin that isolates your Facebook identity from the rest of your web activity
UpGuard sinks their teeth into a digital analytics firm that was buddy buddy with Cambridge Analytica
“I did my masters research in Android security and privacy”, Whitney Merrill’s tweet thread on the Android permissions history, and you can also read her research.
Threat landscape for industrial automation systems in H2 2017 by Kaspersky Lab.
Monero: Not so stealthy
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