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January 23, 2020
Microsoft exposed 250 million customer support records on five Elasticsearch servers that had misconfigured Azure security rules, a Comparitech security research team found.
December 02, 2019
A security researcher found that Google's search engine hides results for misconfigured Firebase databases that are publicly accessible on the internet.
October 11, 2019
New features to the Demisto platform include a customizable user interface, threat intelligence, database scaling and a mobile app providing chat support and updates for users.
May 31, 2019
A security researcher disclosed a Docker bug that could allow an attacker to gain root-level access to a system. Docker signed off on the disclosure, despite a fix not yet being available.
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