Swedish Crypto Exchange QuickBit Leak Spills 300,000 Customer Records

Swedish crypto exchange QuickBit has confirmed the data leak of 300,000 records that have been left exposed to the public by a contractor of the company during a security update.

QuickBit – that is listed on the NGM Nordic MTF stock market – has seen its MongoDB database released to the public without the need of any authentication.

The data leak of the Swedish cryptocurrency exchange was discovered by Comparitech and security researcher Bob Diachenko on July 2. According to the magazine, QuickBit’s database was leaked on June 28 when it was first indexed by the security aggregator Shodan.

Reference: https://www.ccn.com/news/crypto-exchange-quickbit-confirms-data-leak-of-300000-records2019/07/26/

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