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Open Cloud Database Exposes 200 Million Americans

Experts revealed that an unauthorized party compromised more than 200 million user records hosted somewhere within the U.S. in a Google Cloud database.  Many people are now so accustomed to cloud computing that they use it multiple times per day, whether to collaborate with co-workers, log into email accounts or do other everyday tasks. The convenience is
Publish At:2020-04-04 15:17 | Read:71 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach data leak Hacking Pierluigi Pagani

Voter information for 4,934,863 Georgians leaked online

Voter information for 4,934,863 Georgians has been published on a hacker forum over the weekend. According to the data breach notification service Under the Breach, on Saturday a file containing voter information for more than 4.9 million Georgians, including deceased citizens, has been published on a hacking forum. Georgia has 3.7 million citizen
Publish At:2020-03-30 09:53 | Read:137 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking data leak Georgia hacking

Keepnet Labs accidentally exposed an unprotected database with 5 Billion previously leaked records

Expert discovered an Elasticsearch instance belonging to security firm Keepnet Labs containing over 5 billion records of data leaked in previous cybersecurity incidents. The expert Bob Diachenko has discovered an unsecured Elasticsearch install belonging to the security firm Keepnet Labs that contained 5 billion records of data leaked in previous inciden
Publish At:2020-03-22 18:35 | Read:306 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking data leak information secu

UK printing company Doxzoo exposed US and UK military docs

UK printing company Doxzoo exposed hundreds of gigabytes of information, including documents related to the US and British military. Security experts at vpnMentor discovered 343GB worth of files belonging to the printing company Doxzoo that were exposed on an AWS server. The researchers reported their discovery to the company on January 26, but it nev
Publish At:2020-03-20 18:29 | Read:375 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach data leak Doxzoo Hacking hacking n

Exchange rate service’s customer details hacked via AWS

byDanny BradburyOnline exchange rate data provider Open Exchange Rates has exposed an undisclosed amount of user data via an Amazon database, according to a notification letter published on Twitter this week.Open Exchange Rates provides foreign exchange data for over 200 currencies worldwide, including digital ones. Software developers can access it using an
Publish At:2020-03-20 11:29 | Read:149 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data loss Security threats Amazon Web Services data exposure

Corporate Finance firms leak 500K+ legal and financial documents online

Security experts from vpnMentor have discovered two corporate finance companies that leak half a million legal and financial documents online vpnMentor experts uncovered a database exposed online on Amazon Web Services (AWS) that is leaking a huge amount of sensitive legal and financial documents. “Whatever the intended purpose of this database w
Publish At:2020-03-17 14:38 | Read:252 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Advantage Argus data leak Hacking

Confessions app Whisper spills almost a billion records

byDanny BradburyResearchers who uncovered a data exposure from mobile app Whisper earlier this week have released more details about the incident.Whisper is an app from MediaLab, a mobile app company that owns a host of other apps including the popular messaging service Kik. It offers a kind of anonymous social network service that allows people to post thei
Publish At:2020-03-13 08:48 | Read:258 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data loss Privacy Security threats app privacy data exposure

Cathay Pacific fined over crooks slurping its database for over 4 years

byLisa VaasThe UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said on Wednesday that it’s fined Cathay Pacific Airways £500,000 (USD $647,015, €576,992) for failing to secure passengers’ personal details, leading to malware being installed on its server that harvested millions of people’s names, passport and identity details, dates of b
Publish At:2020-03-06 08:12 | Read:314 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data loss Law & order Privacy Security threats brute force a

A bug in the Walgreens mobile app leaked customers’ messages

Pharmacy store chain Walgreens has disclosed a data breach that impacted some customers of its mobile application. Pharmacy store chain Walgreens has disclosed a data breach that impacted some customers of its mobile application. The mobile app allows users to refill prescriptions by scanning barcode, manage medications with Pill Reminder, set Rx alert
Publish At:2020-03-03 07:31 | Read:377 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Mobile data leak Hacking it securi

49 million unique email addresses of Straffic Marketing firm exposed online

The Israeli marketing firm Straffic accidentally exposed 49 million unique email addresses stored in an Elasticsearch database. The Israeli marketing firm Straffic exposed 49 million unique email addresses due to mishandled credentials for an Elasticsearch database. The credentials for the company archive were stored in plain text on an unprotected web
Publish At:2020-03-01 13:47 | Read:451 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach data leak information security new

SQL Dump from popular Indian BGR tech site leaked online

Hackers share SQL databases from unsecured AWS buckets, including the archive belonging to the BGR tech news site in India. Hackers are sharing SQL databases from unsecured Amazon S3 buckets, one of them belongs to the BGR tech news site in India. BGR, aka Boy Genius Report, is a popular technology-influenced website that covers topics ranging from co
Publish At:2020-02-27 13:42 | Read:251 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking BGR data breac

Samsung leaked data of a few UK Customers

The South Korean multinational conglomerate Samsung announced that customers’ personal information was leaked online due to a “technical error” Samsung announced that customers’ personal information was exposed online through its website due to a “technical error.” The glitch only affected the U.K. website (http://samsung.com/UK) for a total of 150
Publish At:2020-02-26 11:08 | Read:347 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach data leak information security new

Decathlon Spain data leak exposed Spanish employees’ data & more

Experts discovered a leaking, active database with over 123 million records belonging to Decathlon Spain (and possibly Decathlon UK as well). Experts from vpnMentor have uncovered a leaking, active database containing over 123 million records belonging to the sporting goods retailer Decathlon Spain (and possibly Decathlon UK as well). The unsecure arc
Publish At:2020-02-25 19:58 | Read:251 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach data leak Decathlon hacking news i

Slickwraps discloses data leak that impacted 850,000 user accounts

Slickwraps has disclosed a data breach that impacted over 850,000 user accounts, data were accidentally exposed due to security vulnerabilities. Slickwraps is an online store that offers for sale skins mobile devices, laptops, smartphones, tablets, and gaming consoles. The data leak was disclosed last week, on February 21 the company that customer r
Publish At:2020-02-24 09:50 | Read:241 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking data breach data leak hack

Personal details of 10.6M MGM Resorts guests leaked online

The personal information of 10.6 million guests who stayed at MGM Resorts hotels was stolen by hackers this summer and posted a hacking forum this week. ZDNet revealed in exclusive that the personal details of more than 10.6 million users who stayed at MGM Resorts hotels have been published on a hacking forum this week. The list of customers whose data
Publish At:2020-02-20 06:35 | Read:254 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Deep Web Dark Web data

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