Microsoft database misconfiguration exposes 250M customer support records

Microsoft last December misconfigured five Elasticsearch servers – each one containing the same data set of 250 million customer support records – leaving their information publicly exposed on the internet, according to researchers. The data leak was detailed today in a blog post by pro-consumer website Comparitech and separately disclosed

Misconfigured security command exposes 250 million Microsoft customer records

Microsoft has revealed a misconfigured security command was the culprit behind a leak of one of Microsoft’s internal customer support databases that exposed some 250 million customer records. “Our investigation has determined that a change made to the database’s network security group on December 5, 2019 contained misconfigured security rules that

Safari’s ‘Intelligent Tracking Protection’ is misspelled, says Google: It should be ‘dumb browser stalking enabler’

Chocolate Factory boffins doubt Apple can fix it, either Google security researchers have published details about the flaws they identified last year in Intelligent Tracking Protection (ITP), a privacy scheme developed by Apple’s WebKit team for the company’s Safari browser.…