A Private Intelligence Platform, LocalBlox, Leaked 48 Million Personal Data Records
New from UpGuard:
The UpGuard Cyber Risk Team can now confirm that a cloud storage repository containing information belonging to LocalBlox, a personal and business data search service, was left publicly accessible, exposing 48 million records of detailed personal information on tens of millions of individuals, gathered and scraped from multiple sources.
This data includes names, physical addresses, dates of birth, scraped data from LinkedIn and Facebook, Twitter handles, and more. Ashfaq Rahman, co-founder of LocalBlox, a company that bills itself as the “World’s Most Comprehensive Cross Device Identity Graph on Businesses, Consumers and Geo Audiences,” has confirmed to UpGuard that the exposed information belongs to them.
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