Over 650 terabytes of data up for grabs due to publicly exposed MongoDB databases

Security researchers sound alarm on “very serious” privacy problem.
By Lucian Constantin
There are at least 35,000 publicly accessible and insecure MongoDB databases on the Internet, and their number appears to be growing. Combined they expose 684.8 terabytes of data to potential theft.
This is the result of a scan performed over the past few days by John Matherly, the creator of the Shodan search engine for Internet-connected devices.
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