Incident: Corporate tech giant Accenture leaves secret data exposed to public internet | SMH

Incident: Corporate tech giant Accenture leaves secret data exposed to public internet | SMH

Australian Information Security Incident Reported: October 11 2017

Professional services company Accenture inadvertently exposes huge sets of potentially sensitive data, including that of Caltex Australia.

A world-leading corporate consultancy and technology outsourcer left at least four cloud-based storage servers unsecured and publicly downloadable, exposing secret data, authentication credentials, certificates, decryption keys, customer information, and more data that could have been used to attack both the provider and its thousands of clients.

Source: Corporate tech giant leaves secret data exposed to public internet

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