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United States – DailyQuiz

Exploit: Hacking

DailyQuiz: Entertainment App

cybersecurity news represented by agauge showing severe risk

Risk to Business: 1.655= Severe

The personal details of 13 million DailyQuiz users have been leaked online after a hacker breached the app developer’s database. Millions of user passwords were stored in that database unsafely in a plain text format and were subsequently stolen. Researchers recently discovered that the DailyQuiz database was up for sale in dark web data markets.

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Individual Risk: 2.711= Moderate

Users should be aware that their passwords have been compromised and change any accounts that share that password as well as updating their DailyQuiz accounts.

Customers Impacted: 13 million

How It Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Weak password storage is symptomatic of low cybersecurity safety standards and shows clients that you don’t take their data privacy seriously.