Data Breach

Pierluigi Paganini February 04, 2017
PoliceOne hacked – Hacker is selling thousands police officials’ accounts

PoliceOne, a forum used only by only verified law enforcement officials, has been hacked and data dump was offered for sale in a dark web market. A hacker has stolen over 700,000 user accounts the from a popular law enforcement forum PoliceOne and is offering for sale the entire database. The PoliceOne forum is used by […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 04, 2017
Hacker leaked tools stolen from mobile forensics company Cellebrite

The hacker that breached the systems of the mobile forensics company Cellebrite leaked online some tools and announced further releases. In January the Israeli mobile phone data extraction company Cellebrite was hacked, the company went in the headlines in the dispute between Apple and the FBI in the case of the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. The main […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 31, 2017
An IndyCar archive left unprotected online, details on 200k racing fans exposed

A notorious security expert has discovered online an open Rsync server hosting the personal details for at least 200,000 IndyCar racing fans. The notorious expert Chris Vickery has discovered an open Rsync server hosting the personal details for at least 200,000 racing fans. Further analysis revealed that data belongs to the archive of a defunct racing […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 26, 2017
Data breach notification website LeakedSource raided by feds

LeakedSource is down! According to a message appeared in the OGF forum, the popular data breach notification website has apparently been raided by feds. The Data breach notification website LeakedSource has apparently been raided by feds. The service is one of the most important available online, it reported some of the largest data breaches last year and now […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 26, 2017
180,000 members of an underground ‘Upskirt’ porn website have been leaked online

The personal details of 180,000 members of the underground ‘Upskirt’ porn website The Candid Board have been leaked online. Some data breaches are more uncomfortable the others due to the nature of the affected services, porn and dating websites belong to these categories. The personal details of roughly 180,000 members of the underground ‘Upskirt’ porn website The Candid […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 21, 2017
Supercell, Clash of Clans authors, hacked. 1 Million accounts compromised

Reportedly, over a million accounts on the Supercell community forum have been compromised after a data breach occurred in 2016. The firm Supercell, the authors of the notorious “The Clash of Clans” mobile game admitted that accounts on Supercell community forum have been hacked. Supercell is the creator of popular games such as Clash of Clans, […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 16, 2017
Weak passwords are still the root cause of data breaches

Key findings of a new study conducted by Keeper Security that analyzed 10 million hacked accounts from breached data dumps for the most popular passwords. Users’ bad habits are still one of the biggest problems for the IT industry, weak passwords and their reuse on multiple websites every day potentially expose a billion users to cyber […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 13, 2017
Israeli mobile phone data extraction company Cellebrite was hacked

The Israeli mobile phone data extraction company Cellebrite was hacked by unknown hackers that provide the 900GB database to Motherboard. An irony of fate, the Israeli mobile phone data extraction company Cellebrite was hacked. The company went in the headlines in the dispute between Apple and the FBI in the case of the San Bernardino shooter’s […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 10, 2017
Hello Kitty database leaked online, 3.3 million fans affected

The Hello Kitty MongoDB database leaked online one year ago recently surface on the web, it includes 3.3 million records belonging to Hello Kitty fans. The security researcher Chris Vickery discovered a Sanrio database that was misconfigured and exposed to the public in 2015. On December 2015, Vickery reported the discovery to Databreaches.net and Salted Hash. According […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 09, 2017
ESEA data breach, 1.5 million gamers’ records leaked

The E-Sports Entertainment Association (ESEA), one of the largest competitive video gaming communities was hacked, 1.5 million players have been affected. Bad news for gamers, the E-Sports Entertainment Association (ESEA), one of the largest competitive video gaming communities was hacked in December. The data breach exposed the profiles of more than 1.5 million players. The […]