Another company has leaked millions of customer records. This time, however, hackers weren’t to blame. Rather, a company partnering with Verizon placed these records in a publicly available Amazon AWS S3 bucket, where anyone with the right URL could access them. Sometimes, simply misconfigurations create huge security problems. Watch the video below for a few more details about this incident (as well as a special message).
Episode Runtime: 2:35
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=juZ-CJg2F-g
- Parnter exposes millions of Verizon accounts – Upguard
- Exposed Verizon data may help in other hacks – Help Net Security
- Verizon leak exposes 14 million records – Geekwire