Over 600GB of unsecured customer data was discovered on an Amazon cloud database last month. The records belonged to approximately 4 million US Time Warner Cable (TWC) customers. The data, which had been set to allow public access, rather than limit access to administrators or authorised users, was discovered accidentally by a digital security company while investigating an unrelated breach.
According to a report published after the discovery, Broadsoft Inc, a third-party communications company engaged by TWC, are to blame for the breach. Read more