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Exploit: Misconfiguration

WSpot: WiFi Security Software Provider

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Risk to Business: 2.109= Severe

Researchers uncovered a misconfigured Amazon Web Services S3 bucket containing 10 GB worth of data that belonged to Wi-Fi software services company WSpot. The bucket was discovered on Sep 2nd, and WSpot was notified on Sep 7th, after which the company was able to secure it immediately. The company stated that they are in the process of notifying legal authorities including the National Data Protection Authority regarding the incident. WSpot, estimated that 5% of its customer base was impacted by this leak.

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Individual Risk 2.811= Severe

An estimated 226,000 files were exposed including the personal details of at least 2.5 million users who connected to WSpot’s client’s public Wi-Fi networks.

Customers Impacted: 2.5 million users

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business These days consumers and businesses are paying attention to who has data security in mind when choosing business partners and service providers.

Source: Hackread