The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards are certainly going to be interesting this year. How can they not be? With fan favorites like Fleabag, Schitt’s Creek, Russian Doll, and Game of Thrones all getting dozens of nominations, the awards this year, airing September 22 at 5 PM PT ( September 23 at 1 AM GMT) are...
Join Sacha Baron Cohen for one of the most talked-about political thrillers in years – The Spy. The six-part series is available exclusively on Netflix. But because of the streaming service’s geoblocking restrictions, viewers in some countries are missing out. That’s because Netflix libraries change depending on the country you’re in. This process – called...
vpnMentor’s research team has found a large data breach that may impact millions of individuals in Ecuador. The leaked database includes over 20 million individuals. Led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, our team discovered the data breach on an unsecured server located in Miami, Florida. The server appears to be owned by Ecuadorian company...
Led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s research team has found a data breach in the email platform used by a South Korean company, DKLOK. DKLOK is an industrial pipe, valve, and fittings manufacturer with clients located across the globe. The vulnerability found in the database of their email platform gave our team access...
vpnMentor’s research team has discovered a data breach related to Aliznet, a French consulting company in the retail sector. The company provides consulting services to large companies around the world. Past clients of Aliznet include IBM, Salesforce, Sephora, Louboutin, Inwi, and Yves Rocher. The most sensitive leaked data involves customers of Aliznet’s client Yves Rocher,...
Led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s research team discovered a data breach in adult site Luscious. Luscious is a niche pornographic image site focused primarily on animated, user-uploaded content. Based on the research carried out by our team, the site has over 1 million registered users. Each user has a profile, the details...
Maybe you’re a French traveler who can’t stand to miss an episode of Scénes de Ménages while you’re abroad. Maybe you’re learning French and would like to sharpen your skills by giving yourself a laugh and watching Kaamelott. Maybe you’re a French speaker living outside France who wants a fresh show to obsess over and...
Led by internet privacy researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s team recently discovered a huge data breach in security platform BioStar 2.   BioStar 2 is a web-based biometric security smart lock platform. A centralized application, it allows admins to control access to secure areas of facilities, manage user permissions, integrate with 3rd party security...
My favorite way to spend the weekend is on my couch, having food delivered and binge-watching Netflix – I’m sure many of you can relate! Unfortunately for me, I currently live outside the US, so every time I try to access Netflix USA, I keep getting that frustrating proxy error message and find myself blocked...
vpnMentor‘s research team found a data breach from YouHodler, a cryptocurrency lending platform. Led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, our research team discovered a database leak in YouHodler’s system. The platform makes it easy for users to request crypto-loans or to convert their crypto-holdings to fiat currencies. The breach exposed a huge amount of...