Comment: 5 Billion Records Exposed In Open ‘Data Breach Database’

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Mar 23, 2020 03:32 am PST

Researcher Bob Diachenko has announced that he discovered an unprotected and thus publicly available Elasticsearch instance which appeared to be managed by a UK-based security company, according to the  SSL certificate and reverse DNS records.  The irony of that discovery is that it was a ‘data breach database’, an enormously huge collection of previously reported (and, perhaps, non-reported) security incidents spanning 2012-2019 era.