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Over 202 Million Chinese Job Seekers Details Exposed On the Internet

https://thehackernews.com/2019/01/mongodb-chinese-database.html

Cybersecurity researcher has discovered online a massive database containing records of more than 202 million Chinese citizens that remained accessible to anyone on the Internet without authentication until last week.

The unprotected 854.8 gigabytes of the database was stored in an instance of MongoDB, a NoSQL high performance and cross-platform document-oriented database, hosted by an American server hosting company.

In total, the database contained 202,730,434 records about job candidates from China, including candidates' personal information such as their full name, date of birth, phone number, email address, marriage status, and driver’s license information, along with their professional experience and job expectations.

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