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American Cybersecurity Firm Discovers Mysterious Chinese Dating Apps Targeting US Customers Expose 42.5 Million Records Online
A non-password protected Elastic database that was clearly associated with dating apps based on the names of the folders was found. The IP addressGeolocation Geolocation is the utilization of a device IP address, along with other device signals, to determine geographical location. An Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label such as 192.0.2.1 that is connected to a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication. An IP address serves two main functions: host or network interface identification and location addressing. An IP Address can be used to locate a physical computer's location. of where it was found is located on a US server and a majority of the users appear to be Americans based on their user IP and geolocations. They also noticed Chinese text inside the database confirming the Chinese access!
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