Misconfigured Database leaks data of over 60 Million Americans.


Security researchers uncovered an online Elasticsearch database with the personal information of at least 63 million Americans that was entirely unsecured and exposed to the public internet.

There were around 126 million records in the database. The number of people affected could range from 63 million to 126 million, depending on the number of duplicates found. Full names, job titles, personal email and home addresses, work email and office addresses, personal and work phone numbers, and home IP addresses were among the personally identifiable information (PII) included in the collection.

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