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Unsecured server has exposed sensitive data belonging to airport employees

Exploit: Misconfiguration

Securitas: Security Company

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Risk to Business: 1.2011 = Severe

Researchers have discovered an unsecured AW S3 bucket belonging to security company Securitas that left data exposed for airport employees in Colombia and Peru at four airports: El Dorado International Airport (COL), Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport (COL), José María Córdova International Airport (COL), and Aeropuerto Internacional Jorge Chávez (PE). In addition to the exposed employee data, researchers also uncovered photographs of airline employees, planes, fuel lines, and luggage handling were in the bucket.

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Individual Risk: 1.992 = Severe

The exposed records include ID card photos, names, photos, occupations, and national ID numbers for Securitas and airport employees.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Information is a currency on the dark web and cybercriminals are always hungry for more, especially personal and financial data.

Source: Znet