350M Voicemails, Health Details Exposed by Misconfigured Database

Health IT Security

Jessica Davis

Comparitech researchers discovered a trove of Broadvoice databases containing more than 350 million customer records, including names, contact details, and in some cases, sensitive health information, stored online without the need for password authorization to gain access.

Broadvoice is a cloud-based Voice over IP telecommunications vendor for a range of US businesses. On October 1, security expert Bob Diachenko, working on behalf of Comparitech, found the exposed data, owned by Broadvoice. It was the date the database was first indexed by the Shodan.io search engine.

The database was part of an...

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