data leak

Pierluigi Paganini November 29, 2023
Thousands of secrets lurk in app images on Docker Hub

Thousands of secrets have been left exposed on Docker Hub, a platform where web developers collaborate on their code for web applications. While some are harmless API keys, others could lead to unauthorized access, data breaches, or identity theft, the latest Cybernews research reveals. The Docker Hub store has at least 5,493 container images that […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 22, 2023
Enterprise software provider TmaxSoft leaks 2TB of data

TmaxSoft, a Korean IT company developing and selling enterprise software has leaked over 50 million sensitive records. The 2 TB-strong Kibana dashboard has been exposed for over two years. Cybernews researchers discovered it back in January 2023, noting the set of data was first spotted in June 2021. Our team attributed the dashboard to […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 16, 2023
Vietnam Post exposes 1.2TB of data, including email addresses

Vietnam Post Corporation, a Vietnamese government-owned postal service, exposed security logs and employee email addresses to external cyber threats Vietnam Post Corporation, a Vietnamese government-owned postal service, left its security logs and employee email addresses accessible to outside cyber snoopers, Cybernews researchers have discovered. The exposed sensitive data could spell trouble if accessed by malicious […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 15, 2023
Gamblers’ data compromised after casino giant Strendus fails to set password

Mexican online casino Strendus has exposed sensitive user data, including home addresses and the amounts of money they spent on gambling. Strendus, one of the biggest online casinos in Mexico has exposed sensitive user data, including home addresses and the amounts of money they spent on gambling. The data was likely compromised by unauthorized actors. […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 25, 2023
New England Biolabs leak sensitive data

On September 18th, the Cybernews research team discovered two publicly hosted environment files (.env) attributed to New England Biolabs. Leaving environment files open to the public is one of the simplest mistakes that web admins can make, but it can have disastrous consequences. Despite leaving some of its sensitive credentials exposed, New England Biolabs seems […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 18, 2023
Californian IT company DNA Micro leaks private mobile phone data

Hundreds of thousands of clients who opted-in for a screen warranty were exposed when DNA Micro leaked data from its systems. The Cybernews research team found that DNA Micro, a California-based IT company, exposed the sensitive data of more than 820,000 customers due to a misconfiguration in its systems. The victims most affected by the […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 05, 2023
Global CRM Provider Exposed Millions of Clients’ Files Online

Researcher discovered that global B2B CRM provider Really Simple Systems exposed online a non-password-protected database with million records. Cybersecurity Researcher, Jeremiah Fowler, discovered and reported to vpnMentor about a non-password protected database that contained over 3 million records. The documents appeared to be associated with internal invoices, communications, and customer’s stored CRM files. Upon further research, records […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 03, 2023
San Francisco’s transport agency exposes drivers’ parking permits and addresses

A misconfiguration in the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) systems caused a leak of over 26K files, exposing clients’ parking permits and home addresses. The MTC is a governmental agency responsible for regional transportation planning and financing in the San Francisco Bay Area. The latest research by Cybernews shows that the agency left public access to […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 02, 2023
National Logistics Portal (NLP) data leak: seaports in India were left vulnerable to takeover by hackers

The National Logistics Portal (NLP), a newly launched platform to manage all port operations in India, left public access to sensitive data, posing the risk of a potential takeover by threat actors. On September 24th, researchers discovered that the NLP platform was exposing sensitive credentials, secrets, and encryption keys via publicly available JS files. In […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 29, 2023
Misconfigured WBSC server leaks thousands of passports

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) left open a data repository exposing nearly 50,000 files, some of which were highly sensitive, the Cybernews research team has discovered. On June 5th, our researchers discovered a misconfigured Amazon Web Services (AWS) bucket storing nearly 48,000 files. A bucket is a container for storing data within AWS’s cloud […]