Glynk Android App Leak


EXPERTS COMMENTS
Chris DeRamus , Co-founder & CTO,  DivvyCloud
September 05, 2019
The 2.2 billion rows of data exposed in this leak include usernames, email addresses and users’ IP addresses.
Glynk joins the growing list of organizations in 2019 that have left Elasticsearch servers unprotected, thus leaving sensitive information exposed and vulnerable to potential use and abuse by cyber criminals. The 2.2 billion rows of data exposed in this leak include usernames, email addresses and users’ IP addresses they used to access the app. Additionally, the exposed database was leaking raw ....
[Read More >>]
Peter Goldstein, CTO and Co-founder,  Valimail
September 05, 2019
This incident further highlights the need for companies to protect personal information.
Up to a million people are at an increased risk of phishing attacks thanks to Glynk’s leak of 2.2 billion rows of data, which exposed usernames and email addresses as well as the IP addresses from which users accessed the Android app. Modern phishing attackers use data like this, in combination with shockingly effective impersonations of people and brands trusted by their targets, leading to acc ....
[Read More >>]

If you are an expert on this topic:

Dot Your Expert Comments

SUBSCRIBE to alert when new comments are posted on this news. :




In this article