Day: September 16, 2021

Mass well being tracker information breach has UK influence

The leak of a database of the data of customers of Apple HealthKit and Google FitBit providers, alongside a number of different manufacturers of health tracker merchandise, has highlighted as soon as once more the essential significance of securing enterprise databases, and will put greater than 61 million folks – together with an unknown quantity within the UK – prone to compromise by opportunistic cyber criminals.

The unsecured, 16.7GB database, which was left uncovered to the general public web with out password safety, was uncovered by Web site Planet and safety researcher Jeremiah Fowler, and is owned by GetHealth, a New York-based supplier of well being information providers.

Information factors uncovered within the leak included names, dates of delivery, weight, top, gender and site. Affected people are positioned all around the world, stated Fowler, who uncovered the database on 30 June 2021, in accordance with ZDNet.

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