Voipo database exposed millions of call logs and personal data

Communications provider Voipo left a customer database exposed revealing tens of gigabytes worth of customer data including personally identifiable information.

Independent researcher Justin Paine discovered the improperly secured ElasticSearch database belonging to the voice-over-internet provider firm which containing nearly seven million call logs, six million SMS/MMS message logs, and plaintext internal system credentials including unencrypted passwords, according to a Jan. 15 blog post.

The databases contained message and call logs dating back to May 2015, and because the database wasn’t password protected, anyone could see streams of real time call logs and messages sent between users.

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