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21.08.2018 - 08:24 [ Fortune.com ]

Saudi Arabia Might Not Fund Elon Musk’s Take-Tesla-Private Plans After All

In August alone the entrepreneur has become the subject of an SEC investigation, made a dubious Twitter announcement about taking his company Tesla private, and gave a teary interview to the New York Times, causing Tesla shares to plummet.

Now it looks like the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund, the main candidate to take Tesla private, might actually invest in a Tesla rival instead.

21.07.2018 - 11:55 [ Upguard ]

Short Circuit: How a Robotics Vendor Exposed Confidential Data for Major Manufacturing Companies

The data was exposed via rsync, a common file transfer protocol used to mirror or backup large data sets. The rsync server was not restricted by IP or user, and the data set was downloadable to any rsync client that connected to the rsync port.

21.07.2018 - 11:48 [ New York Times ]

‘Big Red Flag’: Automakers’ Trade Secrets Exposed in Data Leak

He’s a rarity in the industry: a security sleuth who doesn’t hack. Instead, he searches communication ports and the internet’s hive of connected devices to find information inadvertently made public. His discoveries have included medical records, airport security files, hotel bookings, a terrorist screening database and 87 million Mexican voter registration records. Once the sensitive information has been secured, he publicly discloses that the data had been revealed.

Mr. Vickery found Level One’s data through an exposed backup server.

21.07.2018 - 11:22 [ ORF.at ]

Bericht: Datenleck bei Autobauern – auch VW betroffen

Das 157 Gigabyte umfassende Datenleck sei diesen Monat von einem Sicherheitsforscher entdeckt worden und habe Branchenschwergewichte wie Volkswagen, Toyota, General Motors, Ford, Fiat Chrysler und Tesla betroffen, schrieb die „New York Times“ am Freitag online.