One of the first things that we ask from our users after they create their Hackmetrix account is to whitelist our IP addresses in their firewall rules.
- A bug in the Google+ API left data like name, email address and gender of up to 500,000 users exposed
- Google patched the issue earlier this year and didn’t find any evidence of the data being misused
- This is the final nail in the coffin for Google+, which will be shut down by the end of 2019
In the past couple years we’ve seen a few giants either fall under scrutiny for how they’ve handled their user’s personal information –ahem-Facebook!-, or straight up had their user data held for ransom as was the case with Uber.
If you’ve been involved in software development in recent years, then you should be aware of the term “Penetration Testing”.
Our team continuously strives to improve the happiness and comfort of our customers. We are in charge of understanding developers’ challenges in searching to improve their software security without sacrificing development time, which is quite limited!