Ameriprise leak exposes millions of dollars worth of accounts
Zack Whittaker reports on another exposed database uncovered by Chris Vickery of the MacKeeper Security Research team:
An advisor working for financial planning giant Ameriprise has inadvertently exposed hundreds of investment portfolios, worth tens of millions of dollars.
The data was found on an internet-connected backup drive at the advisor’s home, which was set to synchronize over the internet with his primary backup drive at his office.
But neither drive had a password, allowing anyone to view sensitive client data.
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