LA Confidential: How Leaked Emergency Call Records Exposed LA County's Abuse & Crisis Victims

The UpGuard Cyber Risk Team can now disclose that sensitive data from the Los Angeles County 211 service, a nonprofit assistance organization described on their website as “the central source for providing information and referrals for all ...

Learning Curve: How Personal Data for One Million Individuals Was Exposed

In an incident that calls to mind multiple data breaches in the analytics and influencing industries, the UpGuard Cyber Risk Team can now report that data relating to a number of subsidiaries of Kansas City holding company Blue Chair LLC, ...

The Aggregate IQ Files, Part One: How a Political Engineering Firm Exposed Their Code Base

The UpGuard Cyber Team’s latest discovery of a data leak, involving the exposed IT assets of a  data analytics firm based in British Columbia, Canada, presents significant questions for society about how technology can be used. In this ...

Double Indemnity: How An Insurer Exposed Its Customers

While this blog post provides a description of a data exposure discovery involving the Maryland Joint Insurance Association (JIA), this is no longer an active data breach. As soon as the UpGuard Cyber Risk Team notified JIA of this ...

Bad Influence: How A Marketing Startup Exposed Thousands of Social Media Stars

While this blog post provides a description of a data exposure discovery involving Octoly this is no longer an active data breach. The UpGuard Cyber Risk Team notified Octoly of this publicly exposed information and action was subsequently ...

The Chicago Way: An Electronic Voting Firm Exposes 1.8M Chicagoans

While this blog post provides a description of a data exposure discovery involving Election Systems & Software, this is no longer an active data breach. As soon as ES&S was notified of this publicly exposed information, immediate action ...

Cloud Leak: How A Verizon Partner Exposed Millions of Customer Accounts

While this blog post provides a description of a data exposure discovery involving NICE Systems and Verizon, this is no longer an active data breach. The UpGuard Cyber Risk Team notified Verizon of this publicly exposed information and ...
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