China database lists ‘breedready’ status of 1.8 million women

The average age of women in the database was 32, with the youngest being 15. Photograph: Roman Pilipey/EPA An open database in China contains the personal information of more than 1.8 million women, including their phone numbers, addresses, and something called “BreedReady” status, according to a researcher. Victor Gevers, a Dutch internet expert from the non-profit group GDI.Foundation, found the insecure data cache while searching for open databases in China. He posted a series of screenshots of it over the weekend. The database, whose server is in China, included fields labeled in…