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821,000 user records exposed due to misconfigured MongoDB for smart stuffed toys
28 February 2017, 4:22 pm



No one wants to learn that they have been hacked; if a company is not doing so well, then it might really be scared after it is breached. But burying your head in sand and hoping it will all go away if you ignore it for long enough is simply not going to make the breach disappear. In the case of CloudPets, owned by SpiralToys, it wasn’t the cute and huggable smart stuffed toys hackers were hugging, but the data.

Here it is:- Toy captured kids voices- Data exposed via MongoDB- 2.2m recordings- DB ransom'd- And much more...https://t.co/HvePnZleXR

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