Honda Motor Company, one of the largest automobile manufacturers in the world, misconfigured an ElasticSearch database containing approximately 134 million documents, and amounted to roughly 40GB of internal data.
The information available in the database appeared to be something like a inventory of all Honda internal machines.
An undisclosed streaming service was hit by a 13-day DDoS massive attack powered by a Mirai botnet composed of 402,000 IoT devices.
Imperva confirmed that its systems were able to repel the attack and the service remained up and running during the DDoS attack. According to Imperva, it was the largest Layer 7 DDoS attack it has ever seen.
Slack has been sending a "password reset" notification email to all those users who had not yet changed passwords for their Slack accounts since 2015 when the company suffered a massive data breach.
For those unaware, in 2015, hackers unauthorisedly gained access to one of the company's databases that stored user profile information, including their usernames, email addresses, and hashed passwords.