ElasticSearch server exposed the personal data of over 57 million US citizens

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

An ElasticSearch server that was left open on the Internet without a password has leaked the personal information of nearly 57 million Americans for almost two weeks, ZDNet has learned.

The leaky server was spotted by Bob Diachenko, Director of Cyber Risk Research for cyber-security firm Hacken, during a regular security audit of unsecured servers indexed by the Shodan search engine.

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