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Unsecured server exposes 4 billion records, 1.2 billion people

Two security researchers have uncovered four billion records on 1.2 billion people on an unsecured Elasticsearch server impacting what is estimated to be hundreds of millions of people. The data itself comes from the data aggregator and enrichment companies People Data Labs (PDL) and OxyData.Io and contains basic personal information, such as names, home and…
Data Breach, Security News

24 million credit and mortgage records exposed on Elasticsearch database

An open Elasticsearch database has again been found this time exposing 24.3 million mortgage and credit reports. Independent cybersecurity researcher Bob Diachenko said he found the 51GB of optical character recognition recorded pieces data earlier this month using public search engines like Shodan and Censys. The records contained very sensitive PII including Social Security numbers,…
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London-based Urban Massage app leaks data on 300K customers, including sexual misconduct claims

A data breach of London-based startup Urban Massage exposed the personal records of more than 309,000 users including data on clients accused of sexual misconduct. The service offers “wellness that comes to you” allowing users to book massage therapist to come them. The breach was the result of the company leaving its Google-hosted ElasticSearch database…
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Canada’s Freedom Mobile Elasticsearch database exposed

Researchers are claiming to have found an open Elasticsearch database containing 5 million records related 10 1.5 million Freedom Mobile customers — figures disputed by the telecommunications company. Noam Rotem and Ran Locar from vpnMentor said they came across the database on April 17 and attempted to contact Freedom Mobile on April 18 and 23…
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Merger trend continues with Cisco and Elastic making moves

The surge of mergers continues with Cisco revealing plans to acquire the French firm Sentryo on June 6 and Elastic reporting on June 5 it has entered into an agreement to buy Endgame. Cisco’s interest in Sentryo centers on its technology that provides device visibility and security solutions for industrial control system (ICS) networks, which…
Cybercrime, Data Breach, Security News

Details on 267M Facebook users sold for cheap on dark web

A cybercriminal actor on the dark web has made available a dataset of Facebook accounts belonging to 267 million users, recently selling the collective lot to researchers for 500 Euros. User data includes one’s email address, first and last names, phone number, Facebook ID, last connection, status and age, according to a blog post report…
Data Breach, Security News

Blisk browser left open, 2.9 million records exposed

The web-development browser Blisk suffered a data breach leaking more than 2.9 million records through an open Elasticsearch database that was left open and that bypassed the security put in place by its users. The browser has been compromised in a way that it now leaks the data it was designed to gather from web…
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Adobe leaves Creative Cloud database open, 7.5 million users exposed

An unsecured Elasticsearch database left exposed the account information of about 7.5 million Adobe Creative Cloud users. Comparitech, in association with security researcher Bob Diachenko, found the Adobe database, which could be accessed without a password or any login credentials. The company was notified on October 19 and the database was locked down that day.…
Database security, Security News

Open database exposes 26,000 Honda Motors customers

A Honda Motor Company Elasticsearch cluster containing 976 million records affecting about 26,000 customers and containing information on Honda vehicle owners was found exposed. Independent security researcher Bob Diachenko posted that the database appeared to be part of the company’s North American operation did not require any passwords or other authentication to access the data,…
Data Breach, Security News

Honda Motors Company databases leaked 40GB of employee data

Independent researcher xxdesmus discovered a Honda Motor Company database leaking the data of 134 million rows, roughly 40GB,  of employee information.  The researcher discovered the database July 4, 2019 and then began trying to contact Honda, which was accomplished early on July 6, 2019. By that evening the database had been secured, according to a…
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