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French marketing firm publicly exposes sensitive data of over 12,000 clients

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

The latest big AWS S3 exposure comes close in the shadow of GDPR, the European Union's new privacy protection legislation.

Another cloud leak shows AWS can only do so much to protect data

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

Amazon Web Services has moved to help organizations easily safeguard their S3 buckets. What's it going to take to make organizations pay attention?

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

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

Top secret Army, NSA data found on public internet due to misconfigured AWS server

by Chris Bing • 4 months ago

A misconfigured Amazon Web Services server with details on the Army's shutted 'Red Disk' project was publicly available on the open internet.

Pentagon left AWS databases publicly exposed

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months 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 • 6 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."

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