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...
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 Data’s client servers, invoices, SAP...
Acorn TV streams some of the best TV shows from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Spain. But due to geo-restrictions, you can only access Acorn TV’s great content if you’re located in the United States. Don’t worry, though — you can bypass these geoblocks by using a VPN. VPNs help you...
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...
A VPN or virtual private network is one of the best ways to secure your internet connection and keep your data private. However, all of that protection amounts to nothing if a VPN can be easily hacked. How secure is your VPN service? We decided to find out. In the end, it comes down to...
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...
Public broadcaster Magyar Televízió (or MTV) is loved by many Hungarians both in their home country and abroad. Its two most popular channels — M1 and M2 — have long provided some of the best Hungarian TV for viewers of all ages and interests. Ever since it was relaunched in 2015, M1 has been the...
If you’re a fan of adrenaline-inducing night-time Formula 1 action, scenic tracks, and teammate rivalry, you won’t want to miss the Singapore Grand Prix for the world. Friday, September 15 marks the beginning of practice sessions in the Lion City, where legends like Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton will be fighting for pole position and,...
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...
Encryption is an essential part of any plan for digital security and privacy. There are numerous apps and services that you can download – sometimes for free – to encrypt your files and folders. If you’re keen to protect your digital data, read on to learn more about encryption and to find our recommendations on...