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Virtual keyboard app exposes personal data of 31 million users

07
Dec
2017
Virtual keyboard app exposes personal data of 31 million users

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Personal data belonging to more than 31 million users of a third-party smartphone keyboard app called ai.type were exposed online due to an unprotected online database.
In total, nearly 580 gigabytes of user records were left visible in a MongoDB database after the app’s Israel-based developer failed to use some form of authentication to secure its database server.

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