MongoDB Database Exposed 188 Million Records: Researchers (Bank Info Security)

Bank Info Security: MongoDB Database Exposed 188 Million Records: Researchers. “Security researchers have found yet another unsecured database that left personal data exposed to the internet. In this latest case, a MongoDB database containing about 188 million records, mostly culled from websites and search engines, was exposed, researchers say.”

Cop a load of this: 1TB of police body camera videos found lounging around public databases (The Register)

The Register: Cop a load of this: 1TB of police body camera videos found lounging around public databases. “Jasun Tate, CEO of Black Alchemy Solutions Group, told The Register on Monday he and his team had identified about a terabyte of officer body cam videos, stored in unprotected internet-facing databases, belonging to the Miami Police Department, and cops in other US cities as well as places aboard. The operators of these databases – Tate suggests there are five service providers involved – work with various police departments. The footage apparently dates from 2018 to present.”

Z6 Mag: ‘Orvibo’ Smart Home Devices Leaked 2 Million Users’ Exact Geolocation

Z6 Mag: ‘Orvibo’ Smart Home Devices Leaked 2 Million Users’ Exact Geolocation. “More than 2 million records have been compromised due to an unsecured online database that contains sensitive information, including the precise location of the devices manufactured by Orvibo, a smart-home manufacturing company. Orvibo, a China-based tech company that manufactures more than 100 products and smart systems for homes, hotels, and offices including remote home monitoring, alarm systems, and entertainment devices.”

Threatpost: MongoDB Leak Exposed Millions of Medical Insurance Records

Threatpost: MongoDB Leak Exposed Millions of Medical Insurance Records. “MedicareSupplement.com is a U.S.-based marketing site that allows users to find supplemental medical insurance available in their area. Researchers on Thursday said that they found a publicly-available MongoDB database on May 13 that had been online for several days. The exposed data appeared to be part of the website’s marketing leads database and did not have a password or any authentication protecting it.”

ZDNet: Meds prescriptions for 78,000 patients left in a database with no password

ZDNet: Meds prescriptions for 78,000 patients left in a database with no password. “A MongoDB database was left open on the internet without a password, and by doing so, exposed the personal details and prescription information for more than 78,000 US patients.”

CNET: Exposed database reveals personal information of 1.6 million job seekers

CNET: Exposed database reveals personal information of 1.6 million job seekers. “An unsecured database of personal information, including phone numbers, salary expectations and openness to new job opportunities, of about 1.6 million job seekers from around the world has been discovered online, according to research published Monday. The database, found by independent researcher Anurag Sen in May, includes information on professionals from the US, Australia, Japan and several other countries.”

Bank Info Security: Unsecured Database Leaves 8.4 TB of Email Metadata Exposed

Bank Info Security: Unsecured Database Leaves 8.4 TB of Email Metadata Exposed. “An unprotected database belonging to a major Chinese research university left 8.4TB of email metadata exposed to the internet before school officials locked it down in late May, a security researcher says.”