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Secret-sharing app Whisper shared secrets like last known location and actual password tokens in exposed database

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/11/secret_sharing_app_whisper_shared_secrets_in_exposed_database/

2 weeks ago

900 million records detailing country, interests and more left in full view

SharedSecretsLocationPasswordExposedDatabase

Like a Virgin, hacked for the very first time... UK broadband ISP spills 900,000 punters' records into wrong hands from insecure database

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/05/virgin_media_subscriber_data_leak/

3 weeks ago

Contact info and more, perfect for phishing

VirginHackedBroadbandPuntersRecordsInsecureDatabase

Microsoft to introduce a free tier of its Cosmos DB NoSQL database

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-to-introduce-a-free-tier-of-its-cosmos-db-nosql-database/

3 weeks ago

Microsoft is planning to introduce on March 6 a new free tier for Azure Cosmos DB, its multi-model, globally distributed cloud database.

MicrosoftIntroduceCosmosDatabase

Microsoft's customer support database was exposed for almost a month

https://www.zdnet.com/video/microsoft-discloses-security-breach-of-customer-support-database/

2 months ago

Five servers storing customer support analytics were accidentally exposed online in December 2019.

MicrosoftsCustomerSupportDatabaseExposedAlmost

Microsoft discloses security breach of customer support database

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-discloses-security-breach-of-customer-support-database/

2 months ago

Five servers storing customer support analytics were accidentally exposed online in December 2019.

MicrosoftSecurityBreachCustomerSupportDatabase

Creating an Azure SQL Database with PowerShell

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2018/11/06/azure-sql-database-with-powershell.aspx

2 months ago

When you need a SQL database fast, the cloud is the best way to go. Azure provides a SQL database as a PaaS that eliminates the need to get an entire SQL Server deployment up and running.

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Why is a 22GB database containing 56 million US folks' personal details sitting on the open internet using a Chinese IP address? Seriously, why?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/09/checkpeoplecom_data_exposed/

3 months ago

Exclusive If CheckPeople could take a look at this, that would be great

DatabaseMillionPersonalDetailsInternetChineseAddress

Senior health tech pros warn NHS England: Be transparent with mass database trawl or face public backlash

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/24/senior_health_tech_pros_warns_nhs_england_be_transparent_with_mass_database_trawl_or_face_public_backlash/

3 months ago

Son of Care.Data? Remember what happened to that first initiative. It didn't end well

HealthTransparentDatabasePublic

FYI: FBI raiding NSA's global wiretap database to probe US peeps is probably illegal, unconstitutional, court says

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/19/fbi_spying_database/

3 months ago

Analysis A data silo we didn't know existed until a certain IT admin went rogue

GlobalDatabaseProbably

SolarWinds Pays $117.5M To Acquire VividCortex, Expanding MSP Database Management

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/solarwinds-pays-117-5m-to-acquire-vividcortex-expanding-msp-database-management

3 months ago

by Joseph F. Kovar VividCortex's SaaS-based data performance management technology complements the server-based data performance management technology SolarWinds currently offers MSPs, and the two over time could be combined.

AcquireExpandingDatabaseManagement

T-Mobile US hacked, Monero wallet app infected, public info records on 1.2bn people leak from database...

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/23/security_roundup_nov22/

4 months ago

Roundup ...OnePlus also compromised, and much more

T-mobileHackedWalletInfectedPublicRecordsPeopleDatabase

UK Home Office: We will register thousands of deactivated firearms with no database

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/08/home_office_deactivated_weapons_email_address/

5 months ago

All that is needed is an email inbox, say civil servants

OfficeRegisterThousandsDatabase

Small or medium business? Neo4j wants to run a graph database for you in the cloud

https://www.zdnet.com/article/small-or-medium-business-neo4j-wants-to-run-a-graph-database-for-you-in-the-cloud/

5 months ago

The graph database company's new Neo4j Aura managed service is for smaller enterprises on tighter budgets.

BusinessDatabaseCloud

Time to check who left their database open and leaked 7.5m customer records: Hi there, Adobe Creative Cloud!

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/25/adobe_user_data_exposed/

5 months ago

No passwords, banking details, but enough info to convincingly phish someone

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BOFH: Judge us not by the size of our database, but the size of our augmented reality

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/25/bofh_2019_episode_10/

5 months ago

Episode 10 In which the PFY and Simon show the Director their vision of the future

DatabaseReality

We're free in 3... 2... 1! Amazon unhooks its last Oracle database, nothing breaks and life goes on

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/16/amazon_ditches_oracle/

5 months ago

No Big Red now in use other than by third-party apps, firm claims

AmazonOracleDatabaseNothingBreaks

Amazon Reports ‘Migration Complete’ In Oracle Database Purge

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/amazon-reports-migration-complete-in-oracle-database-purge

5 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The e-commerce giant has shed the final remnants of its increasingly bitter rival's technology by moving 75 petabytes to native AWS database services.

AmazonReportsMigrationCompleteOracleDatabase

Oracle exits OpenWorld 2019 with a lot riding on Autonomous Database, Oracle Cloud conversions, services pivot

https://www.zdnet.com/article/oracle-exits-openworld-2019-with-a-lot-riding-on-autonomous-database-oracle-cloud-conversions-services-pivot/

6 months ago

Oracle is betting growth in the year ahead on: The belief that customers will convert to the Autonomous Database; and its cloud platform, with a smidge of rebranding and telling its story better.

OracleOpenworldAutonomousDatabaseCloudServices

Oracle introduces free autonomous database and cloud services

https://www.zdnet.com/article/oracle-introduces-free-autonomous-database-and-cloud-services/

6 months ago

The free tier, available to anyone for an unlimited amount of time, is aimed at the next generation of developers and enterprises that have yet to make the move to the cloud.

OracleIntroducesAutonomousDatabaseCloudServices

Mystery database left open turns out to be at heart of a huge Groupon ticket fraud ring

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/12/database_groupon_scam/

7 months ago

Updated Yes, turns out people still use this voucher biz – who knew?

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