20 May 2021

Android apps exposed data of millions of users through cloud authentication failures

Check Point Research published a report on Thursday detailing Android apps that contain critical cloud misconfiguration that allow for the potential exposure of data belonging to 100 million users. The report states that 23 popular mobile apps contain a variety of misconfiguration of third-party cloud services, which are widely used

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23 Sep 2020

Google Cloud Buckets Exposed in Rampant Misconfiguration

According to a new analysis, highly sensitive information is publicly available in a large percentage of cloud databases due to misconfiguration errors. A new survey of 2,064 Google Cloud buckets found that 6% were left open to the public internet, allowing anybody to access their contents. Among the exposed data

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06 Jul 2020

V Shred Exposes Pics and PII on 100,000 Customers

V Shred, a US-based fitness company, suffered from a massive data breach due to a misconfigured Amazon database that left sensitive personal data and revealing photos of 100,000 customers open to the public. The S3 bucket contained over 1.3 million individual files, according to vpnMentor who discovered the leak on

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06 May 2020

Hack Brief: An Adult Cam Site Exposed 10.88 Billion Records

CAM4, a popular adult video streaming platform, has been the victim of a data breach that exposed 10.88 billion records, including 7 terabytes of names, payment logs, email and chat transcripts, and sexual orientations. Safety Detectives, a security review site, reported that CAM4 had misconfigured an ElasticSearch production database and

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