On July 1, researchers uncovered an unsecured Elasticsearch database containing over 62 million records. In total, data belonging to 863,412 Digital Point users was included in the
leak. According to the team, names, email addresses, and internal user ID numbers were made publicly available. In addition, internal records and user post details were stored in the open database. While examining the database to find out who the owner was,
the researchers stumbled across sets of data relating to forum members who flagged posts and the reasons behind these reports -- including allegations of "bad business dealings," spam, and other reasons, some described as appearing to be "petty and personal."
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