QuickBit data breach exposes 300,000 personal, financial records

Cryptocurrency retailer QuickBit has inadvertently revealed hundreds of thousands of records, Comparitech reports. The company’s database was open to everyone to view, including users' personal and financial information.

According to Comparitech, records might have contained information about transactions. MongoDB database, containing such information, was made available to everyone with no authentication necessary.

The information included full names, addresses, emails, genders, profile levels and dates of birth. It also contained payment information—the type of credit card and first six and last four digits—as well as transaction information.


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