A researcher uncovered a massive SMS Bombing Operation in a passwordless database that exposed the sensitive information of millions of users.

Security researcher Bob Diachenko discovered an open and unprotected MongoDB instance containing a massive amount of data including MD5 hashed emails, first and last names, location data, IP address, phone number, mobile network carrier and line type (mobile or landline).

The MongoDB instance was named ApexSMS index and is also the name of a SMS Bombing program with the same name that is highly advertised on hacker or black hat forums.

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