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MacKeeper exposes personal data of 13M users


The makers of MacKeeper, a suite of software that claims to make Macs more secure and stable, is cleaning up after a breach exposed the personal information for millions of its users. A security researcher stated that he discovered publicly accessible usernames, email addresses and other personal information after doing random searches. The software maker company Kromtech acknowledged that a hole in its security exposed the usernames, email addresses and other personal information for 13 million customers. The company stated that it fixed the error within hours of its discovery. The Germany-based company said it had no evidence the data was accessed by malicious parties. The breach marks the latest high-profile compromising of personal data.
 
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