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New York-based digital media company Reindeer Leaked the Sensitive Data of Over 300,000 People

Exploit: Misconfiguration

Reindeer: Digital Marketing Firm

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Risk to Business: 1.705 = Severe

New York-based digital media advertising and marketing company Reindeer left an unpleasant surprise behind when it closed its doors: an Amazon S3 bucket exposed to public access resulting in the irreversible leak of 50,000 files for a total of 32 GB of exposed data. The information exposed included about 1,400 profile photos and the details of approximately 306,000 customers in total. Users in 35 countries were represented with the US, Canada, and Great Britain accounting for almost 280,000 of those users. Nothing can be done to secure this data now.

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Individual Risk: 1.622 = Severe

PII exposed includes customer names, surnames, email addresses, dates of birth, physical addresses, hashed passwords, and Facebook IDs for an estimated 306,000 customers.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Unexpected risks from sources like zombie accounts are around every corner, so taking that possibility seriously and mitigating risk from nasty surprises is critical.

Source: Enterprise Security Tech