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Hosting Service MongoHQ Suffers Major Security Breach That Explains Buffer's Hack Over The Weekend

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http://techcrunch.com – NoSQL Database hosting service MongoHQ,  a Y Combinator alum, has suffered a major security breach that appears to be a major factor in an attack over the weekend on Buffer, the social media scheduling service. The MongoHQ intrusion is affecting customers of the hosting service and potentially also their S3 storage accounts on Amazon Web Services (AWS). MongoHQ Co-Founder Jason McKay, in an open letter on the company web site, wrote that they discovered the breach yesterday when they detected “unauthorized access to an internal support application using a password that was shared with (IT news)