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Millions of Americans' texts exposed in data breach

Hundreds of thousands of Americans have had their personal data exposed in another big data breach. This time the company reportedly responsible is Texas-based messaging firm TrueDialog, which operates a database of Americans' cell phone numbers for companies to send text messages for marketing purposes. The TrueDialog database is hosted by Microsoft Azure and runs on Oracle Marketing Cloud. Private text messages were left open and unsecured online for a long period of time, which left access open to users' medical information and login info to sites like Google and Facebook.