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Led by Noam Rotem, vpnMentor’s research team has discovered two separate criminal schemes using slightly altered versions of the same phishing kit to scam people across the globe. It appears the phishing kit was being used to target people mostly living in Israel and France by two separate criminal gangs. However, we believe these two...
Led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s research team discovered a data breach belonging to Chinese mobile gaming company EskyFun. The company was using an unsecured server to store vast amounts of data collected from users on its games. Much of this data was incredibly sensitive, and there was no need for a video...
Led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s research team discovered a data breach in the Indonesian government’s eHAC program created to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic spread in the country. eHAC is a ‘test and trace’ app for people entering Indonesia to ensure they’re not carrying the virus into the country. The app was established...
Led by Ran Locar and Noam Rotem, vpnMentor’s research team discovered that B2B marketing company OneMoreLead was leaking the private data of up to 126 million American people. OneMoreLead was storing all this information on an unsecured database, which the company had left completely open. As a result, the names, email addresses, and workplace information...
Led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s research team discovered a data breach in an API used by baby clothing apparel giant Carter’s.  The biggest name in the US Baby’s apparel industry, Carter’s, was using a famous URL shortener tool for order confirmations on its USA e-commerce store. However, the company failed to implement proper authentication...
Telegram, the semi-encrypted messaging and chat app seen as a rival to Whatsapp, has always received a lot of negative attention as a safe harbor and essential tool for extremist hate groups, conspiracy theorists, child pornographers, and so on. Now, it appears cybercriminals are also flocking to Telegram to share and discuss massive data leaks...
Led by Noam Rotem, vpnMentor’s research team discovered a data breach by French consulting firm Bluenove that indirectly exposed thousands of employees and customers from sporting goods giant Decathlon. The data breach appears to originate from a survey undertaken by Bluenove on Decathlon’s behalf, as part of its “Vision 2030” campaign. While Decathlon is not...
Led by Noam Rotem, vpnMentor’s research team recently uncovered a data breach exposing sensitive internal data, which may presumably be owned by one of the biggest companies in the world: Microsoft.    The data in question was stored on a misconfigured Microsoft Azure cloud storage account. The owner of the data (presumably Microsoft) failed to...
Led by Noam Rotem, vpnMentor’s research team discovered a data breach belonging to popular Indian parenting and e-commerce brand BabyChakra. Based on our research, BabyChakra was storing over 5 million files from its customers entirely out in the open, exposing 100,000s of families across India to fraud, theft, and much worse. This data breach represents a massive...
Led by Noam Rotem, vpnMentor’s research team discovered a data breach affecting health and lifestyle brand Paleohacks. Paleohacks teaches people how to adopt the paleo diet into their lifestyles through various media products, from recipes and meal plans to podcasts and courses. The data breach originated from a cloud storage account Paleohacks was using to store the...