Spin the wheel and find today’s leaky cloud DB… *clack clack… clack* A huge trove of medical malpractice complaints

150,000 personal records on people, including US veterans, upset with their healthcare In what has become a depressingly common occurrence, the personal information of hundreds of thousands of people may have fallen into the wrong hands because yet another organization did not secure a cloud-hosted database.… READ MORE HERE…

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Why are fervid Googlers making ad-blocker-breaking changes to Chrome? Because they created a monster. And are fighting to secure it

We said engineers made the API too powerful. We weren’t wrong Analysis  In a mild PR blitz, Google engineers this month insisted the ad giant’s shake up of Chrome browser extensions won’t kill advert blockers. Instead, we’re told, Googlers are making the plugins safer. Those engineers have more work to do than it may seem.… READ MORE HERE…

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