Malaysian POS provider StoreHub almost exposed one million customers in data leak

Aaron Raj reports:

Another day, another data leak report in Malaysia. Data leaks and breaches are becoming so rampant in Malaysia that there is news about them almost every week in the local media. Now, almost a million customers have had their data leaked in what may be an industry-impacting incident.

According to a report by SafetyDetectives, their research team discovered a critical data leak affecting Malaysian point of sale (POS) and management software provider, StoreHub. The report stated that the exposed data was stored on StoreHub’s Elasticsearch server located in Singapore that was left open without any password protection or encryption.

Read more at TechWire, and do note StoreHub’s response to the claims.

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