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Hacking has a negative reputation, but some hackers are making the internet a better, safer place. Whether they use their powers for good or evil, hackers have some serious skills. But can hacking really be a good thing? What is ethical hacking and how is it different from other kinds of hacking? Who are ethical...
In September 2017, 143 million people were affected by the Equifax data breach. The incident was a huge eye opener to many people and had them asking questions as to whether or not their money is actually safe. The best way to prevent something like this from happening to you is to freeze your credit. Read...
This report covers two vulnerabilities in cybersecurity provider Cyberoam’s firewall and VPN technology, affecting the “email quarantine system,” reachable without authentication. They were discovered by different researchers working independently. The first vulnerability was reported on in late 2019, while the second was shared with vpnMentor by an anonymous ethical hacker at the beginning of 2020. After confirming their findings, our...
Led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s research team recently discovered a breached database belonging to Cloud backup provider SOS Online Backup. With over 135 million records, this was a huge breach. It exposed significant metadata related to user accounts on SOS Online Backup and the structure of their cloud services. The breached database...
Led by cybersecurity analysts Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s research team recently found a serious breach in an open Amazon S3 bucket owned by secure cloud storage provider Data Deposit Box. The leak exposed detailed information about 270,000 private files uploaded by customers through the company’s secure cloud storage service. The database also revealed...
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...
The vpnMentor cybersecurity research team, led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, have uncovered a leaking S3 Bucket with 19.95GB of visible data on a Virginia-based Amazon server, belonging to PussyCash and its network. PussyCash is an explicit ‘cam’ affiliate network that works with the brand ImLive and other similar adult-oriented websites. This leak has...
Led by internet privacy researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s research team discovered a data breach in THSuite, a point-of-sale system in the cannabis industry. Our team identified an unsecured Amazon S3 bucket owned by THSuite that exposed sensitive data from multiple marijuana dispensaries around the US and their customers. The leaked data included...
offers a 45-day money back guarantee on all its plans. In fact, their website clearly states that this 45-day refund policy applies even to the monthly plan. Would a company really give you up to 45 days to claim a refund when you only paid for 30 days of service? And do they really refund...
vpnMentor’s research team recently discovered a data breach in a Romanian web platform owned by the international tobacco company British American Tobacco (BAT). BAT is based in the United Kingdom. It is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of tobacco and nicotine products. Led by internet privacy researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, our team...