Tags Amazon Web Services

Florida-based credit firm left 111GB of sensitive customer data exposed on AWS server

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 weeks ago

UpGuard researcher Chris Vickery found another open S3 instance, with a Florida-based credit firm leaving extremely sensitive data on the public internet.

Pentagon left AWS databases publicly exposed

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

A database containing 1.8 billion scraped internet posts over a span of eight years was left publicly exposed, according to researchers from the cybersecurity firm UpGuard.

'Confidential' Verizon credentials, server logs left publicly exposed

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

Stop us if you've heard this before: Sensitive data was left publicly exposed on an Amazon Web Services S3 storage server owned by a billion-dollar corporation.

Viacom left master keys exposed on a public AWS server

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

"The potential nefarious acts made possible by this cloud leak could have resulted in grave reputational and business damages for Viacom, on a scale rarely seen."

Charter Communications is assessing damage in 'massive' 600gb data leak

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

It's just the latest "massive" AWS S3 leak.

Report: personal data of more than 14M Verizon customers is exposed in server breach

by Cassie Stephenson • 5 months ago

A publicly configured server run by a third-party Verizon partner left the personal details and PIN numbers of millions exposed in downloadable files, a new UpGuard report says.

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