Classified Pentagon data leaked on the public cloud

Classified Pentagon data leaked on the public cloud
 

Classified Pentagon data was mistakenly left exposed on an unsecured public cloud server, cyber-security researchers have discovered.
The 100GB of data is from a failed joint intelligence-sharing programme run by the US Army and National Security Agency in 2013.
The information was left on an unlisted but public Amazon Web Services storage server.
It is likely to have been accessible to anyone on the internet for years.
The exposed data was discovered by cyber-security company UpGuard on 27 September.
A virtual-disk snapshot of a computer hard drive was found in an Amazon Web Services S3... read more

 
29 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 50
Source: BBC
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