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Personal Data of 106 Mn Visitors to Thailand Left Exposed Online

Thailand is one of the popular tourist destinations with a large number of visitors from across the world. While the country is looking forward...

Another Case of Unprotected Database: 5 Bn Records from Previous Data...

Unsecured databases are potential cyberthreats for organizations. Perpetrators often look for unprotected/misconfigured servers to infiltrate and compromise sensitive corporate data. A recent security research...

Unsecured Server Exposes PII of 50,000 Patients in Utah

A Utah-based COVID-19 testing service, Premier Diagnostics, accidentally exposed the personally identifiable information (PII) belonging to 50,000 patients through an unsecured server. The exposé...

Data Scraped from Instagram, TikTok and YouTube Exposes 235 Mn Social...

Security researchers discovered a misconfigured database exposing over 235 million social media profiles online. According to the security researcher Bob Diachenko, who leads cybersecurity...

U.S. Schools Suffer Over 1,300 Data Breaches Since 2005

A research from technology website Comparitech revealed that K–12 school districts and colleges across the U.S. have suffered over 1,300 data breaches since 2005....

Cybercriminals Attacked Unsecured Databases 18 Times Per Day

Every minute is an opportunity for threat actors when they found a server left online unsecured. A latest security experiment by Comparitech led by...

Australia Climbs 12 Positions High in Cybersecurity Rankings

A study on global comparison of cybersecurity defenses ranked Australia as the world’s 15th secure country. According to security research firm Comparitech, Australia climbed...

Increasing Ransomware Attacks on Japan Impacts its State of Cyber-Readiness: Study

A study of 60 countries reveals that Japan is in the top five most cyber-secure country. However, increasing mobile and computer ransomware attacks targeted...

Unprotected Database Exposed Personal Data of 267M Facebook Users

Another one on Facebook’s cap. An unprotected public database containing over 267 million Facebook user IDs, names, and contact details were left online without...

2.7 Billion Email Addresses Exposed Online

Researchers noticed a huge database containing email addresses and passwords left online without password protection. A joint investigation by cybersecurity firm Comparitech and security researcher...

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