The dangers of unsecured connected devices were made all too clear in 2015 when the personal data of more than 3 million Hello Kitty clients, stored on an open MongoDB database, was leaked to the public. Today, companies continue to suffer from major data leaks caused by inadequate security, as seen in the Ghostshell affair.
Tag: mongodb database
Fri Jun 17, 2016
A Romanian hacker acting under the pseudonym GhostShell has posted 36 million user accounts stolen by compromising 110 MongoDB databases. Among these accounts, 3.6 million are coupled with passwords.