Breach Exposes Millions Of Chinese Chat Logs

A security researcher has discovered that hundreds of millions of private chat logs from Chinese users were exposed on the internet.

Victor Gevers of cybersecurity organization GDI Foundation revealed that he discovered a database of 364 million records that included social media profiles and chat logs linked to names and identity card numbers.

The database could be accessed online by anyone who searched for its IP address, and exposed photographs, addresses and locations. Gevers added that the main database was sending data to 17 other servers, depending on where it originated.


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