Millions of SMS messages exposed in database security lapse

A massive database storing tens of millions of SMS text messages, most of which were sent by businesses to potential customers, has been found online. The database is run by TrueDialog, a business SMS provider for businesses and higher education providers, which lets companies, colleges, and universities send bulk text messages to their customers and…

Ring patches total lack of password security during setup

I AM THE ONE WHO RINGS — Bitdefender report in July led to patch of code that sent credentials in plaintext. Sean Gallagher – Nov 8, 2019 3:59 pm UTC Enlarge / Ring’s configuration app sent Wi-Fi setup information unencrypted to some doorbell devices, exposing customers’ home networks.Smith Collection/Gado / Getty ImagesRing has pushed out…