data leak

Pierluigi Paganini September 21, 2023
Space and defense tech maker Exail Technologies exposes database access

Exail Technologies, a high-tech manufacturer whose clients include the US Coast Guard, exposed sensitive company data that could’ve enabled attackers to access its databases. Exail, a French high-tech industrial group, left exposed a publicly accessible environment (.env) file with database credentials, the Cybernews research team has discovered. The company, formed in 2022 after ECA Group […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 18, 2023
Microsoft AI research division accidentally exposed 38TB of sensitive data

Microsoft AI researchers accidentally exposed 38TB of sensitive data via a public GitHub repository since July 2020. Cybersecurity firm Wiz discovered that the Microsoft AI research division accidentally leaked 38TB of sensitive while publishing a bucket of open-source training data on GitHub. The exposed data exposed a disk backup of two employees’ workstations containing secrets, […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 18, 2023
FBI hacker USDoD leaks highly sensitive TransUnion data

Researchers from vx-underground reported that FBI hacker ‘USDoD‘ leaked sensitive data from consumer credit reporting agency TransUnion. TransUnion is an American consumer credit reporting agency. TransUnion collects and aggregates information on over one billion individual consumers in over thirty countries, including “200 million files profiling nearly every credit-active consumer in the United States”. A threat actor who […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 14, 2023
Threat actor leaks sensitive data belonging to Airbus

The multinational aerospace corporation Airbus has launched an investigation into the recent leak of information allegedly stolen from the company. The multinational aerospace corporation Airbus announced that it is investigating a data leak after cybersecurity firm Hudson Rock reported that a hacker posted information on thousands of the company’s vendors to the dark web. A threat actor who goes […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 22, 2023
Defense contractor Belcan leaks admin password with a list of flaws

US Government and defense contractor Belcan left its super admin credentials open to the public, Cybernews research team reveals. Belcan is a government, defense, and aerospace contractor offering global design, software, manufacturing, supply chain, information technology, and digital engineering solutions. The company, with reported revenue of $950 million in 2022, is a trusted strategic partner […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 21, 2023
Nice Suzuki, sport: shame dealer left your data up for grabs

Cybernews research team discovered that two Suzuki-authorized dealer websites were leaking customers’ sensitive information. Suzuki or otherwise, buying a new vehicle is an intense experience with complicated credit, insurance, documentation, and contracts. Think of all the data that you leave in a dealership, including the fact that you now own a brand-new car – which […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 18, 2023
Virustotal data leak exposed data of some registered customers, including intelligence members

The online malware scanning service VirusTotal leaked data associated with some registered customers, German newspapers reported. German newspapers Der Spiegel and Der Standard reported that the online malware scanning service VirusTotal leaked data associated with some registered customers. At the end of June, a small file of 313 kilobytes containing a list of 5,600 names was exposed online. […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 08, 2023
German recruiter Pflegia leaks sensitive job seeker info

Pflegia, a German healthcare recruitment platform, has exposed hundreds of thousands of files with sensitive user data such as names, home addresses, and emails. Scouting for a new career can be stressful. Now imagine that, instead of a new role, you find that your resume data was exposed. That’s what job seekers using Pflegia’s services […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 13, 2023
Personal info of 90k hikers leaked by French tourism company La Malle Postale

La Malle Postale, a transportation company serving hikers on popular hiking trails in France, leaked personal data and private messages of their clients. The Cybernews research team has discovered a data leak on La Malle Postale’s system that exposed the personal data of their clients. The leaked information included names, phone numbers, emails, private communication […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 25, 2023
Peugeot leaks access to user information in South America

Peugeot, a French brand of automobiles owned by Stellantis, exposed its users in Peru, a South American country with a population of nearly 34 million. A brand, best known for its lion roaring for over a century, has leaked access to its user data in Peru. And while the country is not that big of […]