CenturyLinks’ suffers data leak due to vendor error

Tim Sandle reports:

CenturyLink has reported that a customer information database of 2.8 million records was found exposed. The database was affiliated with a third-party notification platform and has been exposed for 10 months.

With the CenturyLink issue, the personal information of hundreds of thousands on CenturyLink customers, including name, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers was exposed online during October 2019.

Read more on Digital Journal. I had missed Comparitech’s report on this leak when they first published it a few weeks ago, but they note that conversation logs were also exposed, so you might want to read their full report on this one.

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