Security Researcher Chris Vickery was accused of unethical hacking after he discovered an exposed database containing sensitive information that belonged to uKnowKids.com, an Arlington, Va.-based company that helps parents monitor their children’s online activities.How many victims? 1,700
What type of information? The database contained full names, email addresses, GPS coordinates, dates of birth, 6.8 million private text messages, and 1.8 million images. It also contained Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram account details as well as business data, trade secrets, and proprietary algorithms.
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