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Kibana Instances Exposing Elasticsearch Databases

2nd April 2019 Dawood Khan

More than half of the known cases of massive data breaches over the past year originated from unsecured database servers that were accessible to anyone without any password. Since the database of an organization contains…

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Unprotected Government Server Exposes FBI Investigations

19th January 2019 Dawood Khan

The unsecured storage server, discovered by Greg Pollock, a researcher with cybersecurity firm UpGuard, also contained decades worth of confidential case files from the Oklahoma Securities Commission and many sensitive…

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Millions of Chinese Job Seekers' Details Exposed On the Internet

13th January 2019 Dawood Khan

The unprotected 854.8 gigabytes of the database was stored in an instance of MongoDB, a NoSQL high performance and cross-platform document-oriented database, hosted by an American server hosting company. In…

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