Exposure

Giant leak exposes data from almost all Brazilians

Leonard Manson reports: On Tuesday morning (19), the dfndr lab, PSafe’s cybersecurity laboratory, reported a huge leak in a Brazilian database that may have exposed the CPF number and other confidential information of millions of people. According to the experts, who use artificial intelligence techniques to identify malicious links and fake news, the leaked...

Now-defunct X-Rated Social Media App Exposes Users in Massive Data Breach

vpnMentor reports: vpnMentor’s research team, led by cybersecurity analyst Noam Rotem, recently uncovered a data breach originating from the Fleek social media app. While it appears Fleek ceased operating in 2019, it failed to secure a huge amount of sensitive data collected from users since it launched in 2016. Fleek was marketed as an ‘x-rated’ alternative to Snapchat’s “Campus...