US and China Exposed Most Databases Among 308,000 Discovered in 2021
In total, 308,000 unsecured databases were found exposing sensitive assets worldwide of which around 90,000 databases have already…
April 28, 2022
Storybooks for children app FarFaria exposed data of 3M users
According to FarFaria, its apps are "created for children ages 2-9" meaning that the incident exposed children to cybercriminals.
September 28, 2021
Hacker wipes out database of RSS newsreader service NewsBlur
Personal newsreader NewsBlur service has been restored after a hacker wiped out MongoDB data that was exposed to public access.
June 28, 2021
Hackers leak 260,000 accounts from Pakistani music streaming site Patari
Hackread.com informed Patari of the data breach almost a week ago yet the company did not receive any response whatsoever.
June 23, 2021
New worming botnet Gitpaste-12 infecting IoT devices, Linux servers
Gitpaste-12 uses GitHub and Pastebin for framing the component code and has 12 different attack modules.
November 10, 2020
UFO VPN leaks database again; gets taken over & destroyed by hackers
UFO VPN was caught saving and leaking user logs despite complaining strictly no-log policy. Here's what happened now.
July 22, 2020
5 dating apps caught leaking millions of user-sensitive data
The IT researchers at WizCase recently discovered data leaks and...
July 5, 2020
47% of online MongoDB databases hacked demanding ransom
The hackers also threatened to inform GDPR officials if the ransom is not paid.
July 2, 2020
Institute of International Education leaks data of thousands of students
Another day, another data breach - This time, MongoDB instances at it again owned by the Institute of International Education (IIE).
February 14, 2020
Ride-hailing app leaks personal data of millions of Iranians
The ride-hailing app database was hosted on an insecure MongoDB server. Another day, another data breach – This…
April 25, 2019