Researcher says 100,000 passwords exposed on IEEE site
All the allegedly compromised IEEE members plotted on a world map based on geolocation of their IP address.
(Credit: Radu Dragusin)
A computer scientist says he discovered that a server of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) had about 100,000 usernames and passwords stored in plaintext and publicly accessible.
Radu Dragusin, a computer scientist who works at FindZebra and is a teaching assistant at the University of Copenhagen, writes in a blog post that he discovered the problem last week and notified the IEEE about his findings, enabling them to “at least…
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