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FedEx customer data left online for anyone to rifle through

FedEx customer data left online for anyone to rifle through

Technology
Enlarge / A redacted copy of data FedEx employees left on a publicly accessible Amazon bucket. (credit: Kromtech Security Center) Passports, driver licenses, and other sensitive documentation for thousands of FedEx customers were left online, possibly for years, in a blunder that left the information available to identity thieves and other malicious actors, researchers said Thursday. In all, Kromtech Security Center said, researchers found 119,000 scanned documents stored in a publicly available Amazon S3 bucket. The photo ID scans were accompanied by completed US Postal Service forms that included names, home addresses, and phone numbers of people who requested to have mail delivered by an authorized agent. "Citizens from all over the world left their scanned IDs—Mexico, Canada, EU cou
You Can Now Bid For Houses Online In M’sia—And It Could Help Make Them Cheaper Too

You Can Now Bid For Houses Online In M’sia—And It Could Help Make Them Cheaper Too

LifeStyle
e-Lelong is a web-based platform that brings residential property auctions in Malaysia online, and aims to make the bidding process more transparent and fair. Started by the Kuantan Court Complex in 2017, e-Lelong will now begin to roll out across the whole of Malaysia, with even Sabah and Sarawak included in its expansion plans. The e-Lelong platform will operate from Kuantan and bring the auction process online, elminiating the need for bidders to show up physically in court. Other features include price-capped auto-bidding, and the use of online banking rather than traditional bank drafts. Pretty soon, auctioning for properties (also known as lelong) in Malaysia will also become a fully digital process through a platform called e-Lelong that was first implemented in the Kuantan Court ...
Okla. Woman Sentenced to 25 Years for Molesting Toddler and Sending Video to Online Boyfriend

Okla. Woman Sentenced to 25 Years for Molesting Toddler and Sending Video to Online Boyfriend

Entertainment
A Tulsa woman has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for sexually molesting a toddler and sending videos of the sex acts to her online boyfriend, PEOPLE confirms. Jerrica Ann Renee Teehee Lackey, 30, pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a child under the age of 12, according to court records. Lackey was arrested in May after she called 911 and admitted to molesting the 16-month-old girl, according to a criminal complaint obtained by PEOPLE. The call came after the girl’s father found sexual videos and pictures of his daughter on Lackey’s phone. Police alleged the images were sent to a man she says she was dating in Florida over the chat app Kik. When the father told Lackey he was going to call police, Lackey, whose username on the app was “DaddysPrincess7787”, called 911 and turned
Now You Can Get Pet Insurance Online For RM18.50/Month—Because They Need Surgery Too

Now You Can Get Pet Insurance Online For RM18.50/Month—Because They Need Surgery Too

LifeStyle
Underwritten by MSIG Malaysia, PolicyStreet now offers pet insurance starting at RM222 annually.  Pet insurance has been around for a long time without attention, but maybe the convenience of ordering it online might entice Malaysians into actually insuring their pets.  Animals can get sick too, and for when disaster strikes, insurance can help owners from ending up thousands of ringgit down the hole when all you want is the best for Fluffy. One of such providers here is MSIG Malaysia, which has now partnered with Malaysia insurtech startup PolicyStreet to make pet insurance more accessible. PolicyStreet wants to make insurance more affordable for the average Malaysian, and they do that by taking insurance products out of policies and packages and selling those to Malaysians who now have