TransCredit exposed financial data of half a million Americans and Canadians

TransCredit is a Jacksonville, Florida-based business credit reporting agency for the transportation industry. The IT security researchers at Website Planet discovered a misconfigured database that was owned by TransCredit, a…

Ghana govt agency exposed 700k citizens’ data in a database mess up

Ghana’s National Service Secretariate – NSS – exposed 55GB worth of citizens’ data when an AWS S3 bucket used by the Secretariate suffered misconfiguration. VPNMentor’s cybersecurity researchers Noam Rotem and…

German audio tech giant Sennheiser exposed 55GB of customers’ data

Sennheiser left personal data of over 28,000 customers exposed on an misconfigured Amazon Web Services (AWS) server. According to a report from vpnMentor, the German audio equipment manufacturer, Sennheiser left…

Gumtree exposed users’ personal and GPS location via source code

All a user required was to open Gumtree’s website and press the F12 button on Chrome or Firefox browsers to view users’ personal data. A UK-based classified site and used…

WiFi software management firm exposed millions of users’ data

Brazil-based WiFi management software firm WSpot exposed extensive details of high-profile firms and millions of customers. WSpot provides software to let businesses secure their on-premise WiFi networks and offer password-free…

Stripchat database mess up exposes 200M adult cam models, users’ data

The database was left exposed on an Elasticsearch Cluster without any password or security authentication. StripChat is one of the top five adult cam sites on the internet. Earlier this…

Conti ransomware gang apologized to Arab Royals over data leak

The data leak took place last month when the infamous Conti ransomware gang hacked Graff, a UK-based jewelry store Graff popular amongst the elite. In October 2021, the infamous Conti…

Ransom fail: Iranian hackers leak trove of Israeli LGBTQ dating app data

Iranian Hackers Leaked Private Messages and sensitive data of 690,000 Israeli LGBTQ Dating App Atraf Users After $1 Million Ransom is Denied. An Iranian hacking group was denied its ransom…

Data analytics firm exposed 2m Instagram and TikTok users’ data

The victims of this “data leak” also include celebrities like Alicia Keys, Loren Gray, Kylie Jenner, Ariana Grande, and Kim Kardashian. The cybersecurity team at Safety Detectives, led by Anurag…

Chinese VPN app Quickfox caught exposing 1 million users’ data

The Quickfox VPN is mainly used by Chinese citizens living abroad who need to access Chinese websites as most of these sites are geo-restricted. Wizcase’s team of ethical researchers, led…