It has been reported that the personal records of most of Ecuador’s population, including children, has been left exposed online due to a misconfigured database.
The database, an Elasticsearch searver, was discovered two weeks ago and contained a total of approximately 20.8 million user records, a number larger than the country’s total population count. The bigger number comes from duplicate records or older entries, containing the data of deceased persons.
Victims of the Ecuador data breach include Julian Assange… https://t.co/iTa5Lmdb7Q
— Graham Cluley (@gcluley) September 16, 2019