Dun & Bradstreet Marketing Database Exposed


A Dun & Bradstreet database, 52 GB in size and containing more than 33.6 million records with very specific details, has been exposed. Cybersecurity researcher Troy Hunt, who received the database for study, on Wednesday confirmed that the records already were organized and developed as if intended for distribution to a potential client. The database belonged to NetProspex, a firm purchased by Dun & Bradstreet in 2015 for $125 million. It apparently was compiled for the use of marketers.

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Military personnel data leaked in Dun & Bradstreet database

The huge leak of a Dun & Bradstreet database containing the details of almost 33.7 million people includes over 100,000 military personnel according to the security researcher who reported the leak.

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WikiLeaks proposes database of verified Twitter users' info, sparks uproar

Wikileaks said it was considering building an online database containing personal information on verified Twitter users.

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Augmented-reality headsets could help helicopter rescue pilots fly in dense fog

“Databases containing obstacles and terrain data are used together with real-time data from sensors in order to substitute the lost visual cues in a degraded visual environment” project lead Franz Viertler told Digital Trends.

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