Education and Science Giant Elsevier Left Users’ Passwords Exposed Online. Due to a misconfigured server, a researcher found a constant stream of Elsevier users’ passwords. Elsevier, the company behind scientific journals such as The Lancet, left a server open to the public internet, exposing user email addresses and passwords. The impacted users include people from universities and educational institutions from across the world.
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