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A security researcher recently found a database exposed to the internet containing sensitive information on independent school students and faculty including financial data, salaries, professional details, health information and child abuse reports. The unprotected database of the Southern Association of Independent Schools affected about 700,000 records and potentially nearly as many – or even more […]

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The server, the researchers say, was left connected to the Internet and did not require a password to allow access to the data within. Thus, it exposed more than one million records representing the personally identifiable information (PII) of 30,000 to 40,000 students, the researchers estimate. The exposed information, they say, included full names, email […]

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On September 26, 2020, researchers discovered an unsecured Elasticsearch server exposing more than 323,277 Cook County court related records containing highly sensitive personal data. Cook County, Illinois, is the second most populous county in the U.S., with a population in excess of 5 million people. The records contained PII such as full names, home addresses, […]

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