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Fortune 100 passwords, email archives, and corporate secrets left exposed on unsecured Amazon S3 server

July 1, 2019

Some of the world’s biggest companies have had 750GB worth of their innermost secrets revealed on unsecured Amazon S3 buckets, available for anybody to download – no password required.

The startling revelation came from researchers at UpGuard, who discovered three publicly accessible Amazon S3 buckets related to Attunity, a leading provider of data integration and big data management software solutions, on May 13th 2019.

The fact that Attunity is at the centre of the security breach is a concern, simply because of its impressive list of customers. On its website, the company boasts that it counts more than 2,000 enterprises and half the Fortune 100 in its customer base.

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