Thursday, June 13, 2024

ABC Company Massive Data Leaked online from Amazon S3 Bucket

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Sensitive data leaked online from AWS S3 repositories that included usernames, email addresses, password hashes, and other user details.

Leaked data belongs to  ABC Commercial that is  Division of  Australian Broadcasting Corporation that provides a service such as retail, content sales, and consumer publishing, provides content marketing, distribution, and a wide range of digital services.

The exposed data included 1,800 daily backups of an ABC Commercial database, as well as requests sent by overseas TV producers to the ABC to license its content.

Also Read: Fashion Retailer FOREVER 21 Admits Payment Card Security Breach

ABC Company already hacked on 2013 and suffered from 50,000 users data leaked this is not a First Time ABC Company suffering the data Breach/Leaked.

According to Kromtech Security Center, The leak occurred just one week after Amazon introduced its new S3 encryption and security features aimed at enhanced security options for users.

This misconfigured AWS S3 bucket was identified during a regular security audit of a misconfigured S3 environment on November 14th.

publicly accessible folders in one of the buckets

These are the following Leaked ABC Company Data from Misconfigured AWS Bucket.

  • Several thousand emails, logins, hashed passwords for ABC Commercial users to access the ABC content (these include users who are well-known members of the media)
  • Requests for licensed content as sent by TV and media producers from all over the world to use ABC’s content and pay royalties.
  • Secret access key and login details for another repository, with advanced video content
    1,800 daily MySQL database backups from 2015 to present

one of the user tables in MySQL database backups

These misconfigured data was publicly available that can be accessed by anyone and also it was indexed by Censys that is a Deep Search engine which is used for gathering information about the hosts and networks that compose the Internet.

Kromtech Security Center has been reported to concern authority of ABC Company All reported buckets were successfully secured within minutes.

Some of Very Recent Data Leaked Online

  1. Famous Cosmetic Company “Tarte” leaked 2 Million Customers Personal Data Online
  2. Fashion Retailer FOREVER 21 Admits Payment Card Security Breach
  3. Accenture Data Leak Exposed 137 Gigabytes of Highly Sensitive Data Online
  4.  Deloitte Hacked by Cyber Criminals and Revealed Client & Employee’s Secret Emails
  5. Leading research and advisory firms Forrester was hacked
  6. Disqus confirms it’s been hacked and more than 17.5 Million Users Details Exposed
  7. Gaming Service R6DB Database deleted By Hackers and held for Ransom
  8. Biggest Hack Ever – Each and Every Single Yahoo Account Was Hacked in 2013
  9. Pizza Hut Hacked – Users Reporting Fraudulent Transactions on their Cards
  10. Hyatt Hotels Data Breach Exposed 41 Hotel Customers Payment Card Information
  11. Verizon Wireless Confidential DataLeaked Accidentally by Its Employee

Latest articles

Microsoft Windows Ntqueryinformationtoken Flaw Let Attackers Escalate Privileges

Microsoft has disclosed a critical vulnerability identified as CVE-2024-30088.With a CVSS score of 8.8, this flaw affects Microsoft...

256,000+ Publicly Exposed Windows Servers Vulnerable to MSMQ RCE Flaw

Cybersecurity watchdog Shadowserver has identified 256,000+ publicly exposed servers vulnerable to a critical Remote...

Indian National Jailed For Hacked Servers Of Company That Fired Him

An Indian national was sentenced to two years and eight months in jail for...

JetBrains Warns of GitHub Plugin that Exposes Access Tokens

A critical vulnerability (CVE-2024-37051) in the JetBrains GitHub plugin for IntelliJ-based IDEs (2023.1 and...

Critical Flaw In Apple Ecosystems Let Attackers Gain Unauthorized Access

Hackers go for Apple due to its massive user base along with rich customers,...

Hackers Exploiting Linux SSH Services to Deploy Malware

SSH and RDP provide remote access to server machines (Linux and Windows respectively) for...

Firefox 127 Released With patch for 15 Vulnerabilities

Mozilla has released Firefox 127, addressing 15 security vulnerabilities, some of which have been...
BALAJI is an Ex-Security Researcher (Threat Research Labs) at Comodo Cybersecurity. Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder - Cyber Security News & GBHackers On Security.

Free Webinar

API Vulnerability Scanning

71% of the internet traffic comes from APIs so APIs have become soft targets for hackers.Securing APIs is a simple workflow provided you find API specific vulnerabilities and protect them.In the upcoming webinar, join Vivek Gopalan, VP of Products at Indusface as he takes you through the fundamentals of API vulnerability scanning..
Key takeaways include:

  • Scan API endpoints for OWASP API Top 10 vulnerabilities
  • Perform API penetration testing for business logic vulnerabilities
  • Prioritize the most critical vulnerabilities with AcuRisQ
  • Workflow automation for this entire process

Related Articles