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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,...
Providing people with privacy, security and access to a free and open Internet
There are several reasons that you should always use a VPN when downloading and sharing Peer-to-Peer (P2P) files. ISP’s have been known to throttle the speeds of users who are involved in P2P sharing. It is one of the major factors in the US government's attempt at repealing net neutrality. When you use a trustworthy VPN, you’ll be able to...
5 Best FREE VPNs for P2P in 2021 – No IP Leaks Guaranteed!
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...
Report: Security Platform Leaking Hotel Security Logs, Including Marriott Properties
The research team at vpnMentor discovered a major data leak at the Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ: TECD), a Fortune 500 company providing tech products, services, and solutions globally. vpnMentor’s researchers, led by security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, identified the consequential data breach that exposes access to 264GB of Tech D...
Report: Data Breach at Fortune 500 Tech Company
Led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor's research team recently discovered an exposed database belonging to financial services CRM platform BankSight. BankSight's CRM software provides small banks and credit unions with numerous tools and resources to boost customer relations and increase revenue. The exposed database was connected to ...
Report: Financial CRM Leaks Private Financial Data from Banks and Credit Unions Across the USA
We can reveal that Big Pharma giant Pfizer has been leaking the private medical data of 100s of prescription drug users in the USA, in a significant data breach discovered by Noam Rotem, Ran Locar, and vpnMentor’s cybersecurity research team. The exposed data related to conversations between Pfizer’s automated customer support software and pe...
Report: Major Pharmaceutical Company Exposes Private Data of US Prescription Drug Users
vpnMentor’s research team, led by renowned analysts Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, recently discovered an incredibly sensitive data breach originating from the domestic violence prevention app Aspire News App. Built by the US non-profit When Georgia Smiled, Aspire News App can be installed on a user’s phone to appear as a news app. However, it als...
Report: Data Breach Exposes Victims on Abuse Prevention App