Around 700,000 clients of American Express India’s information were left uncovered in an unbound database. The unintentional information spill was caused by a MongoDB server that was left uncovered with no secret phrase security. The unbound database contained 689,272 records in plaintext and available to anybody on the web. As per Bob Diachenko, Chief of...Continue Reading
A very large data repository of more than 200 million contact records were stolen from Apollo, following a data breach incident, a predictive prospecting and sales engagement startup. The leaked information contained the following user information – Names Email Addresses Company Names Media Handles Phone Numbers Job Titles Apollo’s stolen database of records did not...Continue Reading
A highly publicized data security breach on T-Mobile was announced last week and Millions of users’ data might have been exposed. T-Mobile confirms that there are encrypted passwords involved in the security breach. Their cyber-security team uncovered and eventually prevented further unauthorized access to their systems and immediately reported it to the authorities. This means...Continue Reading
A string of Phishing Attacks camouflaged as an internal email from one of the company’s executives was all it took for an employee to be duped and unknowingly grant access to the company’s database, right towards sensitive patient information. The data collection included names, patient DOBs, medical records, laboratory results, dates of services, insurance information,...Continue Reading
Equifax Data Breach Lately, a major consumer credit reporting company was attacked by hackers which resulted in a massive data breach. The data breach affected those who had a credit history in the US, UK, and Canada. An estimated 143 million people were affected by the breach. Equifax recently announced the incident but the company...Continue Reading
The good old days of Clubhouse App may have seen their days coming because, in the past, the social media app boasts their exclusivity where they believe that level of pickiness will help them totally avoid a data breach. A proficient security researcher like us knows that exclusivity and narrowing down users have a negligible...Continue Reading
Another murky and fine dark day in our routine Dark Web Monitoring activities when suddenly posts from private hacking group, public criminal forums and the mainstream surface web forums began talking about an Air India Airline breached by hackers. The data is currently traded by various threat actors where it is sought after by different...Continue Reading
Last July 14th, 2020, Wattpad has preconized the “unauthorized accessed” of some user data in their servers. The Toronto based social networking service has warned its users that some personally identifiable information may be have been accessing such as email addresses, date of birth and gender, profile display name, account name, and cryptographically hashed passwords....Continue Reading
Who uses GoDaddy? – Why you should be concerned There is the danger of going digital nowadays. It doesn’t end with private databases getting leaked. Recently the victims are Hosting and Registrar companies like Godaddy. It is as if the pie for cybercriminal activities will never be enough. Now pay attention to what you are...Continue Reading
British Airways (BA), the largest airline in the United Kingdom founded in 1974, faced a massive breach of customer data back in 2018. Customers who booked flights using the BA website or application were redirected to a malicious website controlled by hackers. Information that was taken included names, addresses, usernames, passwords, credit card details, and...Continue Reading
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