Honda Motors Company databases leaked 40GB of employee data

Independent researcher xxdesmus discovered a Honda Motor Company database leaking the data of 134 million rows, roughly 40GB,  of employee information. 

The researcher discovered the database July 4, 2019 and then began trying to contact Honda, which was accomplished early on July 6, 2019. By that evening the database had been secured, according to a July 31 blog post. 

While searching Shodan, xxdesmus discovered the Elasticsearch database exposed without any authentication and containing information related to the internal network and computers of Honda Motor Company. 

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