July Systems data leak: Massive trove of sensitive information exposed online via unsecured database
India Ashok reports:
A massive trove of sensitive data was left freely exposed online by San Francisco-based July Systems. The company’s cloud-based location intelligence and engagement platform called “Proximity MX”, which contains proprietary information belonging to the firm and its clients, were exposed via unsecured Amazon S3 databases.[…]
According to security researchers at Kromtech, who discovered the three leaky S3 buckets, July System’s platform is used by several high-profile companies, including CNN, ESPN, Intel, Toys”R” Us, CBS, Fox, and NBC Universal.
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