Specifically, he was looking through the default port designated for Mongo DB, a type of database-management software that, until a recent update, had blank default credentials.
If someone using Mongo DB didn’t bother to set-up their own password they would be vulnerable to anyone just passing through.“A database came up called, I believe, Beautiful People. One of those was called Beautiful People, and then it had an accounts table that had 1.2 million entries in it,” says Vickery.
This website and all the rest of them should be investigated by the fraud police. I admit that the members from Korea, Japan are really good looking. Surprisingly only 30% of the voters liked my profile.
For some reason people decided that I was not handsome enough to be part of the community. In my opinion join if you are a '10' and safe your time if you're not a supermodel.
"The potential issue is a result of how a user might configure their deployment without security enabled," says Mongo DB VP of Strategy Kelly Stirman.“A trained monkey could have protected [this database],” says Vickery, with a more blunt assessment. It’s an incredible oversight, it’s massive negligence, but it happens more often than you think.”Whatever you may think of a site like Beautiful People, the insecurities that prop it up shouldn't extend to its stash of sensitive data.Mingle2day has many attractive members, also Tinder can be a very good option.If you are ok with getting rejected try Beautifulpeople, if not use other alternatives. Most of the female profiles are fake, and you'll always get messages the day before or after you're subscription is going to run out.Until Mongo DB improved security with version 3.0 last spring, says Vickery, its default was to ship its software with no credentials required at all.That’s not ideal, but the onus is still on companies like Beautiful People to put in the effort to lock down the sensitive information with which they’re entrusted.LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 25: Model Behati Prinsloo (L) and musician Adam Levine attend the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L. Live on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.