Kodak jumps on bitcoin craze with its own digital currency

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Popular dog-walking app in doghouse over data breach

Fox Business Briefs: Wag Labs inadvertently exposed webpages showing customer information including addresses and lockbox codes.

Wag Labs, a popular dog-walking app, inadvertently exposed webpages showing customer information including addresses and lockbox codes that could have helped thieves to break into homes.

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It isn't clear how long the pages were accessible but they were taken down. It also isn't clear how many customers' information was seen. The company says there are no signs that customer information was accessed by hackers or thieves, or that any customers' homes were broken into.

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