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Category: Data loss


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Data Leak on Online Gambling App puts Millions of Users at Risk of Cyber Attacks

July 9, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

A massive data leak discovered on the technical database of popular casino gambling app Cubillion exposed daily activities and personal identifiable information of millions of users, according to vpnMentor researchers. Housed on a misconfigured Elasticsearch engine, the unprotected database recorded […]


Access control, Data loss, Security, Threats & Malware

15 Billion Credentials Currently Up for Grabs on Hacker Forums

July 8, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Fifteen billion usernames and passwords for a range of internet services are currently for sale on underground forums – shedding light on the sheer scope of compromised credentials that are fueling account takeovers on the internet. A report released Wednesday […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

5 Dating Apps Leak More than 1 Million User Profiles and Sensitive Information

July 6, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

This month, WizCase researchers discovered 5 separate data leaks of personal information belonging to dating app users in the US, Japan and South Korea. The data, which was easily accessed due to misconfigured and unsecure servers, included user information such […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

E-learning Platform Exposes Personal Information of Over 1 Million North American Students

June 29, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

Security researchers have recently discovered a leaky database belonging to the e-learning platform One Class, a remote learning tool that provides educational assistance and study guides to millions of North American students. Uncovered by vpnMentor researchers during a routine Internet […]


Data loss, Network security, Security, Threats & Malware

Twitter Warns Paying Customers of Potential Data Leak

June 25, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

Twitter is warning paying customers of its advertising and analytics platforms in an email that it is “possible” others could have accessed their personal and financial information as a result of a bug. As reported by BBC News, Twitter learned […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Data From Hundreds of Law Enforcement Organizations Leaked Online

June 22, 2020

Via: Security Week

The files were made available by Distributed Denial of Secrets (DDOS), a WikiLeaks-style organization that describes itself as a “transparency collective” whose goal is the “free transmission of data in the public interest.” The leak, dubbed BlueLeaks, includes information collected […]


Data loss, Hacker, Threats & Malware

Nuclear missile contractor hacked in Maze ransomware attack

June 4, 2020

Via: Naked Security

The US is protected by what’s known as a nuclear triad: a three-pronged attack force that consists of land-launched nuclear missiles, nuclear missiles on submarines, and aircraft equipped with nuclear bombs and missiles. One of the triad’s legs – the […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Data Breach at Independent Artist Marketplace Affects 5 Million Users

June 2, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

Minted, a digital marketplace for independent artists, started informing its members last week about a security incident that exposed personal information of 5 million users. Apparently, the notification was sent after the company learned its user account database was being […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Data From Joomla Resources Directory Exposed via Unprotected AWS Bucket

June 1, 2020

Via: Security Week

An internal website audit revealed that a third-party company owned by a former leader of the Joomla Resource Directory team — they are still a member of the JRD team — stored full JRD backups in an AWS S3 bucket. […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Information of 9 Million Passengers Compromised in EasyJet Data Breach

May 20, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

UK low-cost airline EasyJet just announced it was the target of a highly sophisticated cyber-attack that exposed personal details of 9 million customers. “Following discussions with the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”), the Board of easyJet announces that it has been […]