Data breach exposed locations of oil industry explosives, handler credentials

Dell Cameron reports:

A misconfigured storage device discovered by a security researcher in October left exposed thousands of internal files belonging to an explosives-handling company.

The files, which have since been secured, reportedly included details about facilities in three U.S. states where explosives are stored.

The leaky file repository belonged to Allied-Horizontal Wireline Services(AHWS), a leading wireline company with more than 400 employees and 70 wireline units throughout the United States.

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