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Instagram had private contact data scraped

Another week, another Facebook leak. This time an Instagram dataset with apparently scraped profile information was found online.

A massive database containing contact information of millions of Instagram influencers, celebrities and brand accounts has been found online. The database, hosted by Amazon Web Services, was left exposed and without a password allowing anyone to look inside. At the time of writing, the database had over 49 million records — but was growing by […]

Source: Millions of Instagram influencers had their private contact data scraped and exposed | TechCrunch


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Top Influencers in Security

Tripwire has a recommendation of Security Influencers to follow in 2015, along with their Twitter handle. While I second all of the recommendations, it is particularily notable that 3 out of these 15 names work – or have worked – for Akamai. These guys are @BillBrenner70, @gattaca and @JOSHCORMAN. Every individual on the list had the opportunity to answer, which infosec-related superpower he would unlock, which makes the list a bit of an entertaining read, too.

Top Influencers in Security You Should Be Following in 2015.

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Laws related to Information Security

  • 18 U.S.C. § 1029. Fraud and related activity in connection with access devices
  • 18 U.S.C. § 2701 et seq. Stored Wire and electronic communications and transactional records access
  • 18 U.S.C. § 3121 et seq. Recoding of dialing, routing, addressing and signaling information.
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Der IT-Beauftragte der Bayerischen Staatsregierung informiert

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