None of C&Z’s website listed a visible security alert on its website.Mac Keeper alerted C&Z Tech Limited customer support about the vulnerable No SQL database solution, after which the latter went ahead and secured the database.The login details and passwords of 1.5 million people who have signed up for multiple dating websites and mobile application of a New Zealand-based online dating network have been exposed due to a misconfigured database.
Otherwise real customers names and addresses together with information about their secret sexual fantasies will be published online.
Hackers graciously permit the company to keep the other sites online (the only other site that belongs to ALM is the Cougar Life that connects older women with younger men).
The company responds by charging attackers for committing a criminal act.
Krebs On Security reports that samples of stolen data had been already published on the web to prove the hack, but ALM managed to remove published data shortly after the incident.
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”The database is a Mongo DB instance, a No SQL database solution that a few years back used a default configuration file for a few versions, which exposed the database to the Internet without an admin account password.
In the past, we have seen other dating sites suffer data breaches which include Ashley Madison, Fling.com, Mate1, and Beautiful People.
The exposed database included login details of over 1.5 million users with their complete credentials in plaintext form – username and password combinations as well as personal information.
It also included several bits of their personal information, including their weight, data of birth, race, height, gender, IP address, country of origin, and other pieces of information that might help users find partners one night stands or finding partners for extramarital affairs.
The ‘It wasn’t me’ phrase is not going to fly for users of the Ashley Madison dating site as the personal records of 37 million users have been stolen.