Dow Jones’ screening watchlist data exposed online

2019-03-01T15:21:27
ID HACKREAD:F091331560A4449ED8376F74B41535C0
Type hackread
Reporter Waqas
Modified 2019-03-01T15:21:27

Description

By Waqas

A database hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and owned by Dow Jones has accidentally been exposed putting approx. 2.4 million corporate entities and individuals at risk of data theft. Reportedly, the exposed database comprises sensitive information about terrorists, criminals, and shady businesses. The culprit in this incident is an incorrectly configured and poorly secured […]

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