Sky Brasil exposes data of 32 million subscribers

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

As security experts predicted since last year, ElasticSearch servers –a technology for powering search functions– are becoming the next big source of massive data leaks.

The latest company to be added to the list of breach incidents caused by an exposed ElasticSearch server is Sky Brasil, one of the biggest subscription television services in Brazil.

For at least a week, and possibly more, Sky Brasil has left an ElasticSearch server exposed on the Internet without a password, ZDNet has learned from Fabio Castro, a security researcher based in Brazil.

Read more on ZDNet.

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