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Millions of Oklahoma Gov Files Exposed by Wide-Open Server
« on: January 17, 2019, 01:11:45 PM »

Author: Lindsey O'Donnell
January 16, 2019 3:25 pm

The storage server was left open for about a week and exposed everything from sensitive FBI investigations to data related to patients with AIDS.

Millions of sensitive files on a storage server belonging to the Oklahoma Department of Securities were left exposed for a week – including credentials, internal docs and personal data stretching back decades.

Researchers at UpGuard who discovered the data leak said that the publicly accessible data totaled a whopping three terabytes. The more severe types of files exposed included documents detailing FBI investigations, Social Security numbers for ten thousand brokers, credentials for remote access to Oklahoma Department of Securities workstations – and even a list of data relating to AIDS patients, including patient names.

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