Geekedin – Aug 15, 2016

On  Aug 15, 2016  attack happened.  The technology recruitment site GeekedIn left a MongoDB database exposed and over 8M records were extracted by an unknown third party. The breached data was originally scraped from GitHub in violation of their terms of use and contained information exposed in public profiles, including over 1 million members’ email addresses. Full details on the incident (including how impacted members can see their leaked data) are covered in the blog post on 8 million GitHub profiles were leaked from GeekedIn’s MongoDB   here’s how to see yours.  On   Nov 17, 2016   only breach discovered.

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Aug 15 2021

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