Security researcher Bob Diachenko, in collaboration with Comparitech, discovered that Broadvoice, a US-based corporate cloud service provider, had left more than 350 million records unprotected online, including 2 million voice mail records, which contained many sensitive data, not Not only common items such as names and phone numbers, but also health status, mortgages and user insurance policies.
According to “engadget,” Broadvoice told Comparitech that the data was stored on September 28 and closed on October 2, the day after it was notified.
There is no evidence of misuse of this data yet, the company said, as Rebecca Rosen, vice president of marketing, told Threatpost that she believes fewer than 10,000 businesses have been affected, although this does not explain how many of those companies’ customers are at risk. .
It also appears that the damage was limited as a result, but what happened reveals the dangers of unsafe data as well, as a mistake can cause massive amounts of information to be revealed.
It is worth noting that security researchers revealed a company vpnMentor The leakage of sexually explicit images, audio recordings and conversations of a number of users of popular online dating applications last June as well, as security researchers discovered unprotected servers with more than 20 million files linked to hundreds of thousands of users.
Although there is no information that can identify personally, experts have confirmed that a professional hacker can easily reveal the identity of the user through images and other information available.
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