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61 Mn Fitness Tracking Records Leaked via Unsecured GetHealth Database

The rise of IoT devices in the health care sector led to various potential cyber risks. The usage of wearable devices like fitness bands...

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...

45 Mn Unique Medical Images Exposed Online via Unprotected Servers

Cybersecurity researchers from CybelAngel, a provider of digital risk protection services, uncovered a massive data leak incident that exposed millions of medical-related sensitive images,...

Fine-tune Your Passwords! Researchers Find Hackers Targeting Spotify Users

Security experts from vpnMentor uncovered a potential credential stuffing attack exploiting the personal data of Spotify users. The researchers found an unencrypted Elasticsearch database...

Facebook Users Tricked in a Massive Phishing and Credit Card Scam

Cybersecurity researchers from vpnMentor uncovered a global hacking operation targeting Facebook users after discovering an unsecured Elasticsearch database obtained by the threat actors. The...

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...

Digital Point’s Unsecured Database Exposed Records of Over 800,000 Users

An unprotected database belonging to a webmaster forum, Digital Point, exposed more than 800,000 users’ records. Security firm WebsitePlanet and security researcher Jeremiah Fowler...

Unsecured Database Exposes 5.5 Mn Records of Multiple Organizations

Inadvertent database exposure continues to be a major risk for organizations. Security professionals are concerned about their database security as employees are now working...

“Meow” is on the Prowl; A New Attack Targets Several Unsecured...

“Meow” seems to be on the prowl of unsecured Elasticsearch and MongoDB databases on the web. We’re not talking about cute, furry four-legged creatures....

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%...

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