Personal Data of 6 Million Verizon Customers Was Leaked
The security issues was caused by a misconfigured security setting on a cloud server due to “human error,” CNN notes. The result? Customer numbers, names, and some PINs were publicly available on the Internet. Verizon told CNN there has been no loss or theft of customer information.
The issue was first discovered from the cybersecurity firm UpGuard, according to the ZDNet report. UpGuard declined to say how the leaked data was discovered.