Credit Card Purchase Site Blippy Weathers Embarrassing Card-Data Breach.

By April 30, 2010Articles

Credit Card Purchase Site Blippy Weathers Embarrassing Card-Data BreachCredit Card Purchase Site Blippy Weathers Embarrassing Card-Data Breach.

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Byline: Kate Fitzgerald

Fast-growing social-networking site Blippy hit a rough patch this week when it revealed an internal glitch that resulted in exposing certain users’ credit card data on Google Inc.’s search engine for some three months.

Palo Alto-based Blippy, which has gained some 125,000 followers since its launch in December, touts itself as “a fun and easy way to see and discuss what everyone is buying.” The site enables users to register a credit card with the site, which tracks users’ purchases at such merchants as Apple Inc.’s iTunes, Amazon.com and Netflix.

Blippy promises to extract users’ sensitive card data, but the company says it slipped …

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I’m a government cleared cybersecurity expert (a Certified Ethical Hacker), and the Vice-President of Cyber at SIRCO, an investigations and protections firm in Montréal, Canada.
 
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I’m Terry Cutler, the creator of Insider Secrets from an Ethical Hacker on Internet Safety …That’s a system that’s been used to help defend corporations and individuals from cyber threats.
 
I’m a government cleared cybersecurity expert (a Certified Ethical Hacker), and the Vice-President of Cyber at SIRCO, an investigations and protections firm in Montréal, Canada.
 
I’m also a frequent contributor to National & Global media reportage about cyber-crime, spying, security failures, internet scams, and the real social network dangers that families and individuals face every day.

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