Tag: data-collection

Jeff Bezos talks to the press during a news conference in Shanghai in June of 2007. An investigation by a cybersecurity firm into an unsecured ElasticSearch database located in China revealed an organization, most likely Chinese, had collected data on tens of thousands of Amazon vendors and hundreds of thousands of individual reviewers who participated in a scheme to sell 5-star Amazon ratings in exchange for free merchandise.
Hundreds of Thousands Caught in Chinese 5-Star Amazon Review Scam: Report
A recent investigation into an unsecured database revealed approximately 75,000 Amazon vendors and 200,000 individuals involved in a scheme which traded 5 star reviews on Amazon for free merchandise.  SafetyDetectives, a cybersecurity review site, discovered...