In ye olde days of link building, many sites such as NASA, weather.com and orange.co.uk had indexable search pages of the web that you could inject links into.
While on a foolish errand to do some ‘experimental’ link building, I found a credit company exposing peoples’ payslips, bank statements, and more online. They didn’t seem to care much.
There’s been a lot of very worried people tweeting about FaceApp after a story broke that it is ‘uploading all of your photos’ to Russians. Despite the story shrinking, realising that their terms are no different from any other app and they’re not actually uploading photos there are still some very worried tweets like this: …
Over the period of two years, I checked 106,852 email addresses that were contained in public tweets against known lists of compromised credentials. The results showed almost 20% were compromised.
Despite the claims on their website, tvlicensing.co.uk are sending personally identifiable information and bank details in plain, unencrypted text.