7 VPN Services Expose 1.2 TB of User Data


From HackRead:

According to a report by vpnMentor, databases of 7 VPN firms were exposed placing a whopping 1.207 TB of data with 1,083,997,361 records exposed to public access. The impacted services are:

  • Free VPN
  • Super VPN
  • Flash VPN
  • Secure VPN
  • Rabbit VPN

The data exposed includes:

  • Full names
  • Email addresses
  • Physical addresses
  • Financial information
  • Passwords in plaintext
  • User logs
  • User support messages

Furthermore, details such as technical specifications of user devices, identities of the Internet Service Providers (ISPs) being used, the sites visited along with the user’s IP address from which they initially connected to the VPN were leaked.

Such data could be used by any threat actor to gain unauthorized access the accounts of all of these users along with any other accounts where these credentials are re-used.

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