TechCrunch - Hundreds of Exposed Amazon Cloud Backups Found Leaking Sensitive Data

Posted on Aug 9, 2019 1:17:20 PM

New research just presented at the Def Con security conference by by Bishop Fox's Ben Morris reveals how big companies, startups, and even governments are inadvertently leaking their own files from the cloud. It took Ben about two months to build a database of exposed data and a few hundred dollars spent on Amazon cloud resources. 

Ben found dozens of snapshots exposed publicly in one region alone, including application keys, critical user or administrative credentials, source code and more.

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