Exposed credentials by cyber criminals represent the most important threat to internet users nevertheless data breaches exposing another type of records like SSN, phone numbers or Car VINs are becoming more frequent nowadays. In the near future, a lot of personal information about you will be available for anyone this is what we call your digital footprint. What will be yours? will you be able to remove it? those are questions that we will have to answer soon.
For 137 days now, a yet to be identified company has left a database containing over 10 million Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) exposed online with no authentication.