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Lessons from the Cloud Misconfiguration Exposing 250 Million of Microsoft Customer Records

Lessons from the Cloud Misconfiguration Exposing 250 Million of Microsoft Customer Records

Information Security
Lessons from the Cloud Misconfiguration Exposing 250 Million of Microsoft Customer Records Microsoft recently admitted that its internal customer support database was inadvertently exposed to the public as a result of a misconfiguration of the security rules of Azure – the company’s own cloud service. According to Microsoft, a change or the misconfiguration of the security rules of Azure, which led to the public exposure of the company’s internal customer support database, was made on December 5, 2019. Microsoft said this misconfiguration was corrected on December 31, 2019. The company said that the vast majority of the exposed records were cleared of personal information as the company redacts personal information using automated tools. The company, however, said that some of the exposed records weren’t redacted, such as an email address…
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Tag: microsoft azure

Lessons from the Cloud Misconfiguration Exposing 250 Million of Microsoft Customer Records

Lessons from the Cloud Misconfiguration Exposing 250 Million of Microsoft Customer Records

Information Security
Lessons from the Cloud Misconfiguration Exposing 250 Million of Microsoft Customer Records Microsoft recently admitted that its internal customer support database was inadvertently exposed to the public as a result of a misconfiguration of the security rules of Azure – the company’s own cloud service. According to Microsoft, a change or the misconfiguration of the security rules of Azure, which led to the public exposure of the company’s internal customer support database, was made on December 5, 2019. Microsoft said this misconfiguration was corrected on December 31, 2019. The company said that the vast majority of the exposed records were cleared of personal information as the company redacts personal information using automated tools. The company, however, said that some of the exposed records weren’t redacted, such as an email address…
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