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Led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s research team discovered a breach in a database belonging to Autoclerk, a reservations management system owned by Best Western Hotels and Resorts Group. Connected to various travel and hospitality-related platforms online, the exposed database posed a risk to many parties. A few weeks prior to ou...
Report: Travel Reservations Platform Leaks US Government Personnel Data
vpnMentor’s research team, led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, were recently informed of a huge lapse in security by PayMyTab that exposed the data of consumers across the USA. PayMyTab supplies restaurants across the US with card and mobile payment terminals that offer customers and businesses a more streamlined payment process.  The exposed...
Report: Mobile Payments Provider Leaks Data of US Restaurant Diners Nationwide
Led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s research team discovered a data leak in the AsusWRT, a web-based app from Asus that allows users to manage their wifi network. AsusWRT is a graphical interface app that combines with an Asus router to create a private wifi network in a user’s home. This grants an AsusWRT user complete control over ...
Report: Asus Router App Leaks Customer Data and Exposes Alexa Users
Led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s research team discovered a data breach belonging to Gekko Group, a subsidiary of Accor Hotels.  Based in France, Gekko Group is a leading European B2B hotel booking platform that also owns several smaller hospitality brands.  These include Teldar Travel & Infinite Hotel, the two brands most ...
Report: AccorHotels Subsidiary Exposes Hotels and Travelers in Massive Data Leak
Led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor's research team discovered a breach on a database belonging to Genius, an Android app built by French postal service La Poste. Genius is an app-based cash register that integrates many different processes to help small shop owners. The database in question is mostly related to payments made via the app....
Report: French Postal Service App Exposes Small Business Owners in Data Leak
Led by cybersecurity analysts Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor's research team discovered a data breach in a database belonging to South Africa ICT company, Conor. The breached database contained daily logs of user activity by customers of ISPs using web filtering software built by Conor. It exposed all internet traffic and activity of these ...
Report: African Mobile Internet Users Exposed in Huge Data Leak
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. The app works like Truecaller, h...
Report - Dalil Data Breach: 5+ Million Users' Data Exposed by Unsecured App
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 home...
Report - Gearbest Hack: Hundreds of Thousands Affected Daily by Huge Data Breach
Led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s research team recently uncovered a huge illicit Instagram click farm based somewhere in Central Asia and operating globally. Click farms are usually based in developing countries with little to no data regulations, oversight, or enforcement. They create 1,000s of fake accounts to trawl Instagram, e...
Report: Massive Instagram Click Farm Uncovered
Interview with Liz Kintzele at Golden Frog  on VyprVPN and the industry. Tell us about how you started Golden Frog and why it came to be? Golden Frog was founded in response to room 641a, an infamous room in San Francisco where the NSA was conducting surveillance on AT&T’s networks. We brought this alarming activity to the FCC’s attention,...
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