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Unprotected database exposes off-grid energy users in Guatemala, South Africa

Two of the leaked identification cards — on the left, a South African ID, and a Guatemalan ID on the right. (Image: leaked database, via ZDnet) An unprotected Kingo Solar database with the personal data and photos for thousands of off-the-grid electricity customers was accessible for months, reports Zack Whittaker at ZDnet. “Thousands of remote villagers in Guatemala and South Africa are living off the …