Unsecured databases leak 90 million records of people and businesses in China

Dev Kundaliya reports:

Two databases lying unprotected on the internet leaked records of more than 90 million people and businesses in China last week, a security researcher has claimed.

The databases belonged to the Jiangsu Provincial Public Security Department in China and contained more than 26GB of data. In total, they contained 58,364,777 citizen records and 33,708,010 business records.

The databases were first spotted by Sanyam Jain, an independent security researcher and a member of the GDI Foundation.

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