340 Million Records Exposed in Exactis Breach

Kacy Zurkus

Another major data breach has left roughly 340 million records exposed by data aggregation firm Exactis after information was left on a publicly accessible server. The 2 terabytes’ worth of data appears to include the personal details of the individuals listed, including phone numbers, home addresses, email addresses and other highly personal characteristics for every name.

The type of personal information that was potentially compromised should be concerning to consumers, given the enormous volume of information that is collected, spliced together and housed in databases such as the one that was leaked by Exactis, said Anurag Kahol, Bitglass CTO.

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Source: https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/