Unprotected MongoDB Instance Exposes 800 Million Emails

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An unprotected MongoDB database was recently found exposing over 800 million records, including email addresses and phone numbers. 

Discovered on February 25 by security researcher Bob Diachenko, the MongoDB instance weighed in at 150 gigabytes and allowed anyone with an Internet connection to access the information within. 

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Source: Security Week
Unprotected MongoDB Instance Exposes 800 Million Emails