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Led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s research team recently discovered a breached database belonging to plastic surgery technology company NextMotion. NextMotion provides clinics working in dermatology, cosmetic, and plastic surgery with digital photography and video devices for their patients. The compromised database contained 10...
Report: 1,000s of Plastic Surgery Patients Exposed in Massive Data Leak
Led by Noam Rotem, vpnMentor’s research team recently discovered a data breach from telemarketing company CallX.  CallX sells marketing services and software to enterprise clients, allowing businesses to track the performance of their media buying and telemarketing operations. Unfortunately, CallX failed to adequately secure audio recordin...
Report: Marketing Company Fails to Secure Client Data and Exposes 1,000s to Fraud
Led by Noam Rotem, vpnMentor’s research team discovered a data breach affecting an enterprise software solution and exposing a database containing files related to a Brazilian financial company called Prisma Promotora. A software tool was used to manage and interpret data from every aspect of the company’s operations. Unfortunately, a clou...
Report: 10,000s of Brazilians Exposed to Fraud in Massive Data Breach
While we're dedicated to VPNs and online privacy issues, vpnMentor is also your resource for Internet trends and data. As a result, we've scoured the most trusted research sites to present you with the following series of charts. Grouped by general topic, the information below represents the most recent data on major internet trends. Feel ...
Internet Trends 2022. Stats & Facts in the U.S. and Worldwide
Led by Noam Rotem, vpnMentor’s research team discovered a data leak originating from a 3rd party Shopify app popular in the dropshipping industry. While we can’t confirm the identity of the app responsible for the leak (or its developers) with absolute confidence, evidence strongly suggests it was the popular automation tool Topdser. Drops...
Report: 10,000s of Online Shoppers Exposed by Popular Shopify App. Personal Data, Credit Cards, And Much More
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 Novaes...
Report: Ecuadorian Breach Reveals Sensitive Personal Data
Led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s research team has discovered a possible credential stuffing operation whose origins are unknown, but that affected some online users who also have Spotify accounts. Credential stuffing is a hacking technique that takes advantage of weak passwords that consumers use -- and often re-use -- online. We...
Report: Spotify Targeted in Potential Fraud Scheme
vpnMentor’s cybersecurity research team, led by Noam Rotem, recently discovered that e-commerce app 21 Buttons was exposing private data for 100s of influencers across Europe. 21 Buttons mixes online shopping with social media. Users post photos of their favorite outfits with links to the brands they’re wearing. Their followers can then purch...
Report: Online Fashion App Exposes Financial Records of Top European Influencers
vpnMentor’s research team, led by cybersecurity analyst Noam Rotem, recently uncovered a data breach originating from the Fleek social media app. While it appears Fleek ceased operating in 2019, it failed to secure a huge amount of sensitive data collected from users since it launched in 2016. Fleek was marketed as an ‘x-rated’ alternative...
Report: X-Rated Social Media App Exposes Users in Massive Data Breach
Led by cybersecurity analysts Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor's research team discovered a leak in a database belonging to the online retailer LightInTheBox. A massive database, it contained over 1TB of daily logs and compromised the security of LightInTheBox customers across the globe. Not only is this a major breach in LightInTheBox's data...
Report: Popular Online Retailer Exposes Customers in Worldwide Data Leak