A data breach affecting approximately 70,000 users happened at a common online resource for paleo recipes and tips. Researchers from vpnMentor recently reported that the data leak was centered on a misconfigured Amazon AWS S3 bucket, which was used to store users’ private data and information.
Based in Los Angeles Paleohacks is a website with Paleolithic tips, meal plans, and posts, as well as free guides, a blog, and an e-commerce shop. According to the team, which was headed by Noam Rotem, there was a failure to enforce “basic data security protocols” on the S3 bucket, and this misconfiguration meant that public access was unrestricted.
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