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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...

Data Breach Affected 2Mn Users of Indian E-Learning Platform Edureka

Security researchers from SafetyDetectives discovered an unsecured Elasticsearch server belonging to an Indian e-learning platform Edureka, which exposed the personal information of around 2...

Email Marketing Company Mailfire Exposes PII of Dating Site Users

An anonymous ethical hacker found an unsecured Elasticsearch server exposing private data of hundreds of thousands of users of over 70 adult dating and...

Data Breach Affects Millions of Dating App User Records

Security researchers from cybersecurity firm Wizcase discovered misconfigured databases leaking millions of records belonging to five dating service providers in the U.S. and East...

Hacker Infiltrates 22,900 Unsecured MongoDB Databases to Demand Ransom

An unknown hacker took control of over 22,900 unsecured MongoDB databases that were left online without password protection, a number that accounts for roughly47%...

Unprotected Server Exposes Facebook Scraped Data of 12 Mn Users in...

Security researchers at Safety Detectives discovered an open Elasticsearch server containing scraped data related to 12 million Facebook users in Vietnam, which raised concerns...

“db8151dd” An Untraceable Data Breach: 22 Mn Emails Compromised

Security researcher Troy Hunt discovered an open Elasticsearch database containing around 22 million of email records. The researcher has said that he has not...

French Newspaper Le Figaro Exposes 7.4 Bn Users’ Records

Le Figaro, the oldest national daily in France, is the latest victim of a data leak that exposed 7.4 billion records that contain readers’...

Cybercriminals Trade 267 Mn Facebook Accounts’ Info on Dark Web

Cybersecurity firm Cyble found hackers selling over 267 million Facebook records for £500 (US$623) on dark websites and hacker forums. In a blog post,...

TrueDialog Database Exposes Tens of Millions of SMS Data

Around ten million text messages were exposed by an unprotected database run by an American-based communications company, TrueDialog. Security experts Noam Rotem and Ran Locar...

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