TrueDialog, Mixcloud, Magento Marketplace expose accounts
Thanksgiving is an ideal time to either hack (IT admins need holidays too) or to drop news of hacks (because no one's reading much news) so here's your roundup of the weekend's shenanigans.
In the past few days, researchers have disclosed breaches at mobile carrier TrueDialog, music streamer MixCloud, and Adobe's Magento Marketplace service. Millions of people are thought to be affected.
TrueDialog exposes "massive" activity database
The research team at VPNmentor took credit for the discovery and disclosure of a database owned by business comms provider TrueDialog. They report that the data of millions of users, including the content of SMS messages, was left out in the open after an Azure-hosted database was mistakenly set to public availability.
"This was a huge discovery, with a massive amount of private data ..