Researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, leaders of vpnMentor’s security team, recently uncovered a data breach affecting the Blisk browser, a web browser designed specifically for web development.  Based on Noam and Ran’s research it appears that the Blisk browser is collecting data from its users and bypassing any security measures they have in place.  This was a big...
The vpnMentor cybersecurity research team, led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, have uncovered a leaking, active database with over 123 million records and greater than 9GB in size on an ElasticSearch server, belonging to Decathlon Spain (and possibly Decathlon UK as well). Decathlon Company Profile Decathlon Group is a privately-held sporting goods retailer that...
The vpnMentor cybersecurity research team, led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, have uncovered a leaking S3 Bucket with 36,077 files of visible data on an Amazon server, belonging to JailCore. JailCore Company Profile JailCore is a correctional facility management and compliance cloud-based application, evidently started by the same people behind the insurance consultancy Correctional...
Led by established researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s research team recently found breaches in the databases of Credit Fair and Chqbook, two Indian personal credit and loan related services. Credit Fair offers customers access to small personal loans. On Chqbook, customers can compare personal finance products, such as loans and credit cards, based...
vpnMentor’s research team has recently discovered that Marriott and other hotel brands managed by The Pyramid Hotel Group have experienced a cybersecurity data leak, revealing vulnerabilities that could be an important tool with significant impact in a massive future attack. Led by hacktivists Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s researchers discovered a breach that exposes...
Led by Noam Rotem, a well-known white hat hacker and activist, VPNMentor’s research team discovered a major security breach in Gearbest.  With hundreds of thousands of sales every day, Gearbest is a highly successful Chinese e-commerce company. The site sells a range of electronics and appliances, as well as clothing, accessories, and homeware. While it sells some internationally-known...
Dalil is the biggest phone directory in Saudi Arabia. With more than 5 million downloads, Dalil is the 13th most popular communications app in the Kingdom. For context, this is where Viber and Telegram rank in the US. 96% of its users are in Saudi Arabia; the remainder are in Egypt and other Arab countries....
Data security experts Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, along with vpnMentor’s research team, discovered a breach in two databases belonging to the French technology and business group Groupe Phosphore.  The databases in question had indices named after two Groupe Phosphore brands: Henrri, a free billing and invoicing platform for small and midsize businesses (SMBs); and...
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 security...
vpnMentor’s research team, led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, recently exposed a massive criminal operation that has been defrauding Groupon and other major online ticket vendors at least since 2016. As part of a larger web mapping research project, we discovered a cache of 17 million emails on an unsecured database. Our initial research...