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Database leaks over 250,000 legal documents

Database leaks over 250,000 legal documents

A database of 257,287 legal documents was visible on the public internet, without a password. This allowed everyone to access the documents and download sensitive legal material. Some of the documents were marked 'not for publication'. The database was online for about two weeks, and contained unpu... Read more

date5 years ago
798 million e-mail addresses leaked through MongoDB database

798 million e-mail addresses leaked through MongoDB database

Security researchers Bob Diachenko and Vinny Troia have discovered a publicly accessible database owned by an email validation company. The MongoDB database contained nearly 800 million email addresses, as well as other data, which were visible to everyone. Diachenko and Troia discovered the databas... Read more

date5 years ago
Renewed MariaDB Enterprise Server is more stable and reliable

Renewed MariaDB Enterprise Server is more stable and reliable

During MariaDB OpenWorks 2019, the annual conference that MariaDB organizes for users and developers, the company announced a new version of the MariaDB Enterprise Server. The new database is built with a great focus on reliability and stability. Vice President Max Mether informs the iTWire site tha... Read more

date5 years ago
Google makes Cloud Firestore available to mobile app developers

Google makes Cloud Firestore available to mobile app developers

Google has made its Cloud Firestore database for mobile, web and IoT applications widely available. It is a serverless, NoSQL database that is designed to handle unstructured data that does not comply with conventional data models and therefore does not work well for a mainstream relational database... Read more

date5 years ago
MySQL vulnerability lets hackers steal sensitive information

MySQL vulnerability lets hackers steal sensitive information

There appears to be an error in the popular MySQL database management system. Which allows rogue servers to steal documents from users of the system. Sensitive information can just fall into the wrong hands because of a few minor mistakes. The vulnerability was discovered by Security Boulevard and t... Read more

date5 years ago
Unprotected MongoDB instance leaks millions of CVs

Unprotected MongoDB instance leaks millions of CVs

A security researcher named Bob Diachenko of Hacken.io has found a publically insightful MongoDB instance with the CV's of 202 million Chinese. It's unclear who owns the database, reports Silicon Angle. The database was discovered at the end of December and contains 864.8 GB of data. No password or ... Read more

date5 years ago
MongoDB acquires mLab to enlarge Atlas database

MongoDB acquires mLab to enlarge Atlas database

MongoDB takes over mLab. It has deposited 68 million dollars for the acquisition and wants to grow its cloud services. The acquisition enables some interesting changes to the Atlas offering of the database giant. The acquisition must be completed by 31 January 2019. In a statement, MongoDB states th... Read more

date6 years ago
Database provider MariaDB acquires competitor Clustrix

Database provider MariaDB acquires competitor Clustrix

Database provider MariaDB announced today that its competitor is taking over Clustrix. The amount of money involved in the takeover is not known, but we do know that the takeover was partly paid for with money that MariaDB raised at an investment round last year. It appears that the takeover was pa... Read more

date6 years ago
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