Twenty million Russians have their tax records exposed online

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Names, addresses, passport numbers, Tax IDs - the whole lot - exposed on unsecured, unencrypted Elasticsearch cluster

A database containing the tax records of more than 20 million Russians has been found online on an unsecured server - apparently run from Ukraine. The Elasticsearch cluster was hosted on the AWS...

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