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February 12, 2019
Davi Ottenheimer, MongoDB's head of product security, discusses his company's efforts to prevent accidental database exposures and why so many misconfigurations occur.
July 20, 2018
News roundup: Critical Cisco vulnerabilities in Policy Suite products were patched this week. Plus, Venmo's API is set to public, exposing a trove of customer data, and more.
December 05, 2017
A keyboard data leak by mobile developer Ai.type exposed millions of personal records through misconfigured MongoDB database settings.
May 13, 2016
DHS US-CERT warns of a patched SAP Java vulnerability from 2010 that has enabled breaches at three dozen global enterprises due to configuration issues.
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