Blueliv Intelligence Briefing

Your cybersecurity news summary

Tuesday,   September 8th,   2020

Welcome to today’s intelligence briefing, covering noteworthy items on the cybersecurity news agenda.

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Data breach of Webmaster Forum Digital Point exposes over 800k users

On July 1, researchers uncovered an unsecured Elasticsearch database containing over 62 million records. In total, data belonging to 863,412 Digital Point users was included in the leak. According to the team, names, email addresses, and internal user ID numbers were made publicly available. In addition, internal records and user post details were stored in the open database. While examining the database to find out who the owner was, the researchers stumbled across sets of data relating to forum members who flagged posts and the reasons behind these reports -- including allegations of "bad business dealings," spam, and other reasons, some described as appearing to be "petty and personal." Learn more >

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