In March 2019, I found an unsecured Elasticsearch database which contains more than 4 billion records. The database was sensitive as it contains a lot of PII details as well as Geo-Coordinates of the vehicles meaning the location of the transportation vehicle is tracked and seems to be of an unknown company which manages the transportation system, as well as the warehouse locations, were also given.
The Timeline for the database is as follows:
||28 March: First indexed on Search Engines.||
||1 April: Found the Database. ||
|| 3 April: Notified to the responsible CERT. ||
|| 10 April: Again Notified to the CERT. ||
||15 April: The database was taken down.||
Size of Database:
The size of the database was 6 TB.
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