Unprotected MongoDB Database Exposes Over 275 Million Personal Records


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  • The database contained almost 275,265,298 records of Indian citizens with personally identifiable information (PII) such as names, email addresses, genders, dates of birth, phone numbers, educational details, professional skills, employment history, current employer and salary.
  • A hacker group named ‘Unistellar’ deleted all the data and left a message behind.

Source: cyware

Security researcher Bob Diachenko uncovered an unprotected MongoDB database hosted on Amazon AWS infrastructure that was left publicly accessible for over 2 weeks.

What information was exposed? for more here

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