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Massive Breach Exposes Keyboard App that Collects Personal Data On Its 31 Million Users

Massive Breach Exposes Keyboard App that Collects Personal Data On Its 31 Million Users
December 05, 2017Mohit Kumar
In the digital age, one of the most popular sayings is—if you're not paying, then you're not the customer, you're the product...

Over 70,000 Memcached Servers Still Vulnerable to Remote Hacking

Over 70,000 Memcached Servers Still Vulnerable to Remote Hacking
July 18, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Nothing in this world is fully secure, from our borders to cyberspace. I know vulnerabilities are bad, but the worst part comes in when p...

Insecure Hadoop Clusters Expose Over 5,000 Terabytes of Data

Insecure Hadoop Clusters Expose Over 5,000 Terabytes of Data
June 02, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Until last year, cyber criminals were only targeting computers of individuals and organisations with ransomware and holding them for rans...

Over 27,000 MongoDB Databases Held For Ransom Within A Week

Over 27,000 MongoDB Databases Held For Ransom Within A Week
January 09, 2017Mohit Kumar
The ransomware attacks on poorly secured MongoDB installations have doubled in just a day. A hacker going by the handle Harak1r1 is acc...

Someone Hijacking Unsecured MongoDB Databases for Ransom

Someone Hijacking Unsecured MongoDB Databases for Ransom
January 03, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Nearly two years back, we warned users about publicly accessible MongoDB instances – almost 600 Terabytes (TB) – over the Internet which...

600TB MongoDB Database 'accidentally' exposed on the Internet

600TB MongoDB Database 'accidentally' exposed on the Internet
July 22, 2015Swati Khandelwal
System administrators have reportedly exposed almost 600 Terabytes (TB) of MongoDB database due to running outdated and unpatched versio...

MongoDB phpMoAdmin GUI Tool Zero-day Vulnerability Puts Websites at Risk

MongoDB phpMoAdmin GUI Tool Zero-day Vulnerability Puts Websites at Risk
March 03, 2015Swati Khandelwal
About two weeks back, over 40,000 organizations running MongoDB were found unprotected and vulnerable to hackers. Now, once again the u...

40,000 UnProtected MongoDB Databases Found on the Internet

40,000 UnProtected MongoDB Databases Found on the Internet
February 11, 2015Mohit Kumar
Nearly 40,000 organisations running MongoDB , a NoSQL high performance and cross-platform document-oriented database, are found to be un...
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