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Brazilian personal data was exposed….. again

Bob Diachenko recently reported on yet another massive data exposure:

On November 12th, when auditing the search results for open/exposed Elasticsearch databases with Binaryedge.ioplatform, we have found what appeared to be a collection of personal records compiled by FIESP, the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo. FIESP is the largest class entity in the Brazilian industry. It represents about 130 thousand industries in various sectors, of all sizes and different production chains, distributed in 131 employers’ unions.Records were stored in Elasticsearch with the total count of 180,104,892.[…]The largest collection of data (FIESP collection) had 34,817,273 personal records with exposed info like:namepersonal ID number (RG number)taxpayer registry identification (CPF)sexdate of birthfull addressemailphone number

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