Identity and Access Misstep: How an Amazon Engineer Exposed Credentials and More

The UpGuard team reports:

UpGuard can now disclose that a repository hosted on GitHub with data from an Amazon Web Services engineer containing personal identity documents and system credentials including passwords, AWS key pairs, and private keys has been secured from public access. The data was committed to a public repository on the morning of 13 January, 2020. It was detected within half an hour by UpGuard analysts, reported to AWS Security, and secured that same day.

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