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8 billion internet records on millions of Thai users leaked

Christian Fernsby ▼ | May 25, 2020
A security researcher alerted Thailands national computer emergency response team, known as ThaiCERT, after he found a database exposing over eight billion Internet records on millions of Thai internet users.
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Although it is not clear who owns the database, the researcher, Justin Paine, believes that a subsidiary of a major Thailand-based mobile network operator named Advanced Info Service (AIS), likely controlled the database.

Topics: Thai leak

The database, containing DNS queries and Netflow data, was lying on the internet without a password.

"Using this data it is quite simple to paint a picture of what a person does on the Internet," Paine wrote in a blog post on Monday.


 

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