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CenturyLink customer data exposed online - report

Monday 21 October 2019 | 11:02 CET | News
The personal information of hundreds of thousands of CenturyLink customers was exposed online for 10 months before the leak was discovered last month, according to a report by Comparitech. The database comprised some 2.8 million records and included information such as names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and other account-specific information. Comparitech said it discovered the exposed MongoDB server on 15 September in collaboration with security researcher Bob Diachenko. 

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