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Huddle's 'highly secure' work tool exposed KPMG and BBC files

Huddle's 'highly secure' work tool exposed KPMG and BBC files

Technology
The BBC has discovered a security flaw in the office collaboration tool Huddle that led to private documents being exposed to unauthorised parties.A BBC journalist was inadvertently signed in to a KPMG account, with full access to private financial documents.Huddle is an online tool that lets work colleagues share content and describes itself as "the global leader in secure content collaboration".The company said it had fixed the flaw.Its software is used by the Home Office, Cabinet Office, Revenue & Customs, and several branches of the NHS to share documents, diaries and messages."If somebody is putting themselves out there as a world-class service to look after information for you, it just shouldn't happen," said Prof Alan Woodward, from the University of Surrey. "Huddles contain som...
Paradise Papers: Tax haven secrets of ultra-rich exposed

Paradise Papers: Tax haven secrets of ultra-rich exposed

World
A huge new leak of financial documents has revealed how the powerful and ultra-wealthy, including the Queen's private estate, secretly invest vast amounts of cash in offshore tax havens.Donald Trump's commerce secretary is shown to have a stake in a firm dealing with Russians sanctioned by the US.The leak, dubbed the Paradise Papers, contains 13.4m documents, mostly from one leading firm in offshore finance.BBC Panorama is part of nearly 100 media groups investigating the papers.As with last year's Panama Papers leak, the documents were obtained by the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, which called in the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) to oversee the investigation. The Guardian is among the nearly 100 media partners involved in investigating the documents.
Trove of 'Russian troll' posts exposed by Congress

Trove of 'Russian troll' posts exposed by Congress

Technology
Further instances of social media posts and ads thought to be part of Russian propaganda efforts to influence the last US presidential election and divide its society have been shared with the public.The US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released the imagery following a hearing at which Facebook, Twitter and Instagram were criticised for having underestimated the problem.The examples are a fraction of the number of posts that have been flagged as being suspicious by the tech companies themselves. Other cases had been displayed on Capitol Hill earlier in the week.In addition, the senators released data about how much had been spent promoting the material and how many people had been shown it. They have also provided a long list of Russia-linked Twitter accounts that have now been s...
Equifax says data from 143 million Americans exposed in hack

Equifax says data from 143 million Americans exposed in hack

Technology
Credit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the social security numbers and other data of about 143 million Americans. Now those people have to worry about the threat of having their identities stolen. The Atlanta-based company said Thursday that "criminals" exploited a U.S. website application to access files between mid-May and July of this year. The theft obtained consumers' names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some cases, driver's license numbers. Such sensitive information can be enough for crooks to hijack the identities of people whose credentials were stolen through no fault of their own, potentially wreaking havoc on the victims' lives. Equifax discovered the hack July 29, but waited until Thursday to warn consumers. ...
Kylie Jenner's knickers exposed by gust of wind in Marilyn Monroe wardrobe malfunction

Kylie Jenner's knickers exposed by gust of wind in Marilyn Monroe wardrobe malfunction

Entertainment
The Keeping Up With The Kardashians starlet was spotted grabbing a takeaway lunch in Studio City, Los Angeles, on Monday.However, the reality TV babe suffered a major Marilyn moment as a gust of wind whipped up her dress, causing her to expose her underwear for all to see.** KYLIE JENNER'S BOOB MAKES A BREAK FOR IT **While the brunette beauty was heading back into her car, her flimsy red dress flew up and flashed her Spanx for the paps.Wearing the discrete shapewear underneath her red polka dot tea-dress, Kylie headed out with best friend Jordyn Woods.Daddy/X17online.comWHOOPS: Kylie Jenner suffered a major wardrobe malfunction on MondayKylie Jenner's sexiest pics  Kim Kardashian's protege Kylie Jenner poses for her own version of sister's selfieTwitter Kylie Jenner's MEGA