Stories, lessons, and insights from our work at Breach Insider
Data Breaches like Apollo are why we exist.
In July 2018, an open Amazon AWS S3 bucket was discovered by Vinny Troia which belonged to the sales intelligence startup Apollo (formally known as ZenProspect). The S3 bucket contained a database housing 212 million contact records, as well as nine billion data points relating to the users & their companies or organisations.
Security for Startups – What you need to know
Sometimes we are simply too busy grafting or deeply involved in our startups and nurturing their growth, that we forget to think about the security of our employees, our infrastructure or our code. Often it is necessary to cut a few corners & occasionally think about security a little further down the line…
Honey Buckets — Find out who is snooping through your Amazon S3 buckets.
Earlier this month we started working on a little side project after being notified of an interesting conversation on Twitter. The basic concept was using Amazon AWS S3 buckets as honey pots, which would identify when someone is doing reconnaissance against your brand or infrastructure…
Credential Stuffing: How breached credentials are put to bad use.
At Breach Insider, we see a similar story over and over again via social media and other outlets, with folks suggesting various companies may have suffered a breach due to their accounts becoming compromised, or receiving spam…