Articles by SafetyDetectives Cybersecurity Team

SafetyDetectives Cybersecurity Team

The SafetyDetectives research lab is a pro bono service that aims to help the online community defend itself against cyber threats while educating organizations on how to protect their users’ data. The overarching purpose of our web mapping project is to help make the internet a safer place for all users

Dutch Fishing Outlet Exposes Hundreds of Thousands of Customers
Dutch Fishing Outlet Exposes Hundreds of Thousands of Customers
The SafetyDetectives cybersecurity team found an unsecured Microsoft Azure Blob Storage server belonging to retail outlet Raven Hengelsport (otherwise known as Raven Fishing B.V.), with PII for hundreds of thousands of customers l...
Brazilian Software Company Leaks Extensive Visitor Data
Brazilian Software Company Leaks Extensive Visitor Data
The SafetyDetectives research team discovered a significant data leak affecting the Brazilian software company WSpot. WSpot provides a WiFi management solution that allows businesses to control various functions of their on-premis...
Healthcare Cybersecurity: The Biggest Stats & Trends in 2022
Healthcare Cybersecurity: The Biggest Stats & Trends in 2022
Thousands of healthcare organizations have been targeted by cybersecurity threats in the last few years, with hospitals accounting for 30% of all large-scale data security incidents. In this article, we’ll be assessing the state...
Report: Major Security Breach in the Jerusalem Electricity Company, Tens of Thousands of Palestinian IDs Exposed
Report: Major Security Breach in the Jerusalem Electricity Company, Tens of Thousands of Palestinian IDs Exposed
As part of his work at the SafetyDetective Research Lab, Israeli hacker and activist Noam Rotem has recently uncovered a major security breach in the system of JDECo, the Jerusalem District Electricity Company. Established in 1956...
Social Analytics Platform’s Leak Reveals Data Scraping
Social Analytics Platform’s Leak Reveals Data Scraping
Intro The Safety Detectives cybersecurity team, led by head researcher Anurag Sen, discovered an unsecured ElasticSearch server belonging to the social media analytics site IGBlade.com. The server contained scraped data on million...
Brazilian Integrator Platform Leaked Over 1.75 Billion Sensitive Files
Brazilian Integrator Platform Leaked Over 1.75 Billion Sensitive Files
Intro The Safety Detectives cybersecurity team, led by Anurag Sen, uncovered a critical data leak affecting the Brazilian Marketplace Integrator platform Hariexpress.com.br. According to the company’s website, Hariexpress integrat...
Australian sports fan portal leaks 132GB of private data
Australian sports fan portal leaks 132GB of private data
An active Australian sports fan site with over 100,000 members has leaked a large volume of private data. Our security team discovered multiple instances of personal private information made available to the public within the comp...
Major German shopping site leaks customer data
Major German shopping site leaks customer data
A publicly-listed multinational retailer with millions of dollars in annual revenues was discovered to be operating a completely unsecured server, thereby publicly exposing private data belonging to around 700,000 of its customers...
Quarter of a million customers exposed as Brazilian cosmetics brand suffers data leak
Quarter of a million customers exposed as Brazilian cosmetics brand suffers data leak
One of the leading online retailers in Brazil, Natura&Co, has been informed of a significant data leak within its website, https://www.natura.com.br. More than 250,000 customers that had previously ordered beauty products from the...
US casting site leaks personal data belonging to 260,000+ actors
US casting site leaks personal data belonging to 260,000+ actors
Prominent US online casting agency MyCastingFile.com has leaked a significant volume of private data belonging to more than 260,000 users. The company behind the site claims to have recruited talent for productions such as NCIS: N...