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Hackers keep getting access to your data. Is Amazon to blame?

February 3, 2020

Via: Mashable

Each new week seemingly brings with it another disturbing discovery of personal data left unsecured and exposed on the internet. Different companies — spanning industries as varied as pornography, cannabis, and medical records — screwing up in hard-to-parse ways, all with the same casualty: your privacy.

While the scale and severity may vary, a single theme often unites each newsworthy incident: An unsecured Amazon S3 bucket containing customer, medical, or financial data that’s left out for anyone with the proper know-how to pilfer.

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