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Security Watch: Domino effect may just be a scare story

Late last year, Jason McKay, co-founder of database-as-a-service company MongoHQ, wrote an open letter on the company website regarding a breach they had suffered.

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Late last year, Jason McKay, co-founder of database-as-a-service company MongoHQ, wrote an open letter on the company website regarding a breach they had suffered. McKay wrote about “unauthorised access to an internal support application using a password that was shared with a compromised personal account”.

All of which essentially translates to someone in the company giving away sensitive details in a case that might get companies investing in cloud services rather worried. In...

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