Over 90 Million Records Leaked by Chinese Public Security Department

A publicly accessible and unsecured ElasticSearch server owned by the Jiangsu Provincial Public Security Department of the Chinese province Jiangsu leaked two databases containing over 90 million people and business records.

Jiangsu (江苏省) is an eastern-central coastal Chinese province with a population of over 80 million and an urban population of more than 55 million accounting for 68.76% of its total population according to a 2018 population census from the National Bureau of Statistics, which makes it the fifth most populous province in China.

Provincial public security departments are “functional organization under the dual leadership of Provincial Government and the Ministry of Public Security in charge of the whole province’s public security work.”

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