SC Magazine: Dow Jones database holding 2.4 million records of politically exposed persons

SC Magazine: Dow Jones database holding 2.4 million records of politically exposed persons. “A cybersecurity researcher found the Down Jones Watchlist residing in an open Elasticsearch database containing 2.4 million records of politicians, criminals and national and international sanction lists. Independent researcher Bob Diachenko reported on his Security Discovery blog that he came across the 4.4GB dataset on February 22. The files were not secured and could be found using any public IoT search engine, he said.”