5M records exposed by misconfigured MedicareSupplement.com MongoDB

A MedicareSupplment.com MongoDB containing more than five million records was found open to the public containing a wide range of PII.

The records were found by the security firm Comparitech and researcher
Bob Diachenko on May 13 containing first and last name, full address, IP
address, email address, date of birth, gender and marketing-related
information. Additionally, 239,000 of the records also contained the type or
area of insurance the person was interested in life, auto, medical, and
supplemental insurance.

The database itself was indexed for the first time by the
BinaryEdge public search engine, Comparitech wrote.

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