Report: Job Portal Database Exposed

SafetyDetective reports:

SafetyDetective’s research lab discovered a leak online that exposed an elastic server containing 3GB of data with over 1.6 million users affected. We informed the apparent owners of this database as soon as we were able to identify them. Because we did not receive a response from the owner of the database, we reached out to the hosting server company (Tata Communications), who subsequently closed the leak.

The Mumbai-based server seemed to be connected to the brand new website, which as of publishing is not a functioning platform on the user-end. Talanton’s site is a job posting and searching platform based in India and specializing in professional, predominantly hitech job openings.  It is part of a network of websites  (, including others related to job search and headhunting for candidates around the globe.

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