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Accenture leaves highly-sensitive data on unsecured servers

Thursday October 12, 2017. 08:22 PM , from BetaNews
Accenture has confirmed that highly sensitive company data was left sitting on an unlocked cloud server. The tech giant confessed that a huge database, including hundreds of gigabytes of data for the company’s enterprise cloud offering, was left on four unsecured Amazon S3 servers. The data included highly sensitive passwords and secret decryption keys, which could have inflicted significant damage on both the company and its clients. To put things into perspective, Accenture’s clients are Fortune 100. The data was uploaded in such a way that anyone who knew the servers’ addresses could have walked in and taken the data. Chris Vickery,… [Continue Reading]
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