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uKnowKids.com responds to data breach, says proprietary IP also exposed

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Feb 23, 2016.

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    The misconfigured database at uKnowKids.com, which exposed 1,700 kids, their personal messages, social media profiles, and images for at least 48 days, also held the company's secret sauce (sensitive IP), the CEO said in a statement, making the incident slightly worse than previously reported.

    On Monday, Chris Vickery, Kromtech's security researcher, disclosed details on a misconfigured MongoDB installation at uKnowKids.com. The database was online for at least 48 days before Vickery discovered it, and once he reported the problem, the company fixed it a short time later.

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