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By SecureWorld News Team
Fri | Sep 8, 2017 | 2:07 AM PDT

A data breach has occured in Mexican tax refund firm MoneyBack, leaking thousands of documents.

ZD Net explains:

If you traveled to Mexico in the past year and applied for a tax refund on goods you bought while visiting, there's a good chance your personal data has been exposed.

More than 455,000 scanned documents, including passports, identification cards, credit cards, and travel tickets and boarding passes, were stored in an unsecured database owned by MoneyBack, a Mexico City-based tax refund service.

The database contained hundreds of gigabytes worth of records on what's thought to be "every client" who used the service in the past year, according to security researchers at the Kromtech Security Research Center, who discovered the exposed database.

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