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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 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 • 4 weeks 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.

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."

200 million registered voters exposed due to open AWS repository

by Ryan Johnston • 6 months ago

An RNC data repository in the form of a public cloud server was left exposed to the internet for 12 days, opening up personally identifiable information of nearly 200 million registered voters.

Booz Allen Hamilton leaves 60,000 unsecured DOD files on AWS server

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 months ago

The leak comes as an independent report on the Hal Martin incident is nearing completion.

Researcher finds files through security flaw that raise questions over Calif. prisoner death

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

Leaked law firm client records may have led to the public disclosure of a video recording that appears to show negligence on the part of prison staff in the 2015 suicide of a California man.

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