Personal information of 13 million MacKeeper users exposed

December 15, 2015

Via: TechSpot

A bored security researcher by the name of Chris Vickery recently managed to infiltrate the databases of anti-virus maker Kromtech and make away with personal data on more than 13 million users.

In a post on Reddit, Vickery said he ran a query using to scan for incoming connections on port 27017. What he ultimately found was a database containing the names, e-mail addresses, usernames, password hashes, phone numbers, system information and IP addresses belonging to 13 million users.

Vickery said he also found software license and activation codes in the 21GB of wide-open data.

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