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Security Researcher Discovers Over 50,000 Scanned Driver’s Licenses Exposed on Unsecured Amazon Server

September 1, 2020

A data leak containing 54,000 scanned New South Wales (NSW) driver’s licenses and various tolling notice statutory declarations were discovered by security researcher Bob Diachenko last week.

“More than 50K scanned driver licenses (front+back) and toll notices exposed in a misconfigured S3 bucket. Most likely – part of NSW RMS infrastructure (Road and Maritime, New South Wales, Australia). Secured now. No official response though,” Diachenko said in a tweet.

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