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Microsoft’s Bing, smaller companies, win Google’s Android search auction in Europe

Google proposed to allow competitors to bid for ad space at the top of a search page on Android devices after the European Union in 2018 fined the company billions for breaking rules antitrust. Microsoft’s Bing, PrivacyWall and Info.com were among the search engines that won a quarterly auction from Alphabet’s Google to appear as […]

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Microsoft Bing App Data Leak Exposed User Info Online – channelnews

Microsoft’s Bing app suffered a massive data breach that exposed 6.5TB of online user search data due to an insecure server. Online security site Wizcase found the unsecured server and traced it to the Bing mobile app, which has more than 5 million downloads from the Google Play store alone. The exposed data discovered by […]

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Microsoft’s Bing search leaks user data, including search queries, location, and websites visited

Microsoft’s Bing search engine has been caught disclosing user data captured through its mobile apps for iOS and Android. The data includes private details such as GPS coordinates, device information, search queries, websites visited, and various other tokens and IDs. Security research found the data on an unsecured server owned by Microsoft. According to security […]

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Microsoft Bing server exposed user search queries and location data

The misconfigured server saved data from the Bing mobile app. WizCase’s online security team discovered a massive data leak in a Microsoft-owned server that was logging data from the Bing mobile app. The leak was discovered through an insecure Elasticsearch server. The research team was led by hacker Ata Hackil, who believes the insecure server […]

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Microsoft Bing suffers from huge user data leak

If you’ve used Bing on your mobile phone to search for sensitive information, you may need to reconsider this from now on. Huge Bing app leak allows hacker to see anything a user is looking for. What happened with the Bing app? This flaw was discovered by the security company WizCase. The team was led […]