Hacker Selling Shanghai Police Database with Billions of Chinese Citizens Data

As seen by Hackread.com, the database is currently being sold for 10 Bitcoin (around $200,000) at the time of publishing this article. Unidentified hackers claim to have stolen data of…

Elasticsearch Database Mess Up Exposed Login, PII Data of 30,000 Students

The misconfigured Elasticsearch database apparently belonged to the US-based software solution provider Transact Campus. SafetyDetectives’ cybersecurity research team led by Anurag Sen identified a misconfigured Elasticsearch server that exposed the…

Scoop: Uganda Security Exchange Caught Leaking 32GB of Sensitive Data

Apart from personal and financial records, the data also included plain-text login credentials including usernames and passwords of customers and businesses using the Easy Portal of the Uganda Security Exchange.…

MyEasyDocs Exposed 30GB of Israeli and Indian Students PII Data

MyEasyDocs is a Chennai, India based online documents verification platform whose Microsoft Azure server exposed data of over 57,000 students. The team of IT security researchers at vpnMentor led by…

Anonymous Hacktivists Leak 1TB of Top Russian Law Firm Data

Rustam Kurmaev and Partners work with the Russian government and other high-profile banking, media, oil, and industrial companies, including American firms. The Anonymous hacktivists collective has struck Russia again by…

Scoop: Australian Trading Giant ACY Securities Exposed 60GB of User Data

Upon being alerted by security researcher Anurag Sen, the company rubbished the sensitivity of the matter by labeling the exposed database as “an insignificant one.” Anurag Sen, a prominent IT…

Pegasus Airlines Leaked 6.5TB of Data in AWS S3 Bucket Mess Up

Pegasus Airlines is a Turkey-based low-cost airline that exposed Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) data to the public including sensitive information such as source code, crew and staff data, and flight…

142 Million MGM Resorts Records Leaked on Telegram for Free Download

As seen by Hackread.com and researchers at VPNMentor, the leaked data includes sensitive PII information of MGM resort customers. On July 14th, 2020, Hackread.com reported that a hacker going by…

Personal Data of Tens of Millions of Russians and Ukrainians Exposed Online

The trove of data was leaked due to a misconfigured Elasticsearch server and in total it stored 870 million records or 147 GB of data. SafetyDetectives security team led by…

Misconfigured ElasticSearch Servers Exposed 579 GB of Users’ Website Activity

In total, two misconfigured ElasticSearch servers belonging to an unknown organization exposed 359,019,902 (359 million) records that were collected with the help of data analytics software developed by SnowPlow Analytics.…