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Personal info of all 94.3 million Mexican voters publicly exposed on Amazon

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Apr 24, 2016.

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    On April 14, MacKeeper security researcher Chris Vickery discovered another misconfigured MongoDB, but this time the database contained the full names, addresses, birth dates and voter registration numbers for every Mexican voter. The database containing personal information on 93.4 million Mexican voters was hosted on an Amazon cloud server with “no password or any authentication of any sort” to protect it. And it has been publicly accessible since September 2015, according to Salted Hash’s Steve Ragan; although it is unknown how many people besides Vickery accessed the records.

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