Unprotected server leaves 3 million WWE fans’ personal information vulnerable: report
July 6, 2017 - WWE
An worker of German confidence organisation Kromtech unclosed an defenceless WWE database containing some-more than 3 million users’ personal information, according to a news published Thursday by Forbes.
The information was stored on an Amazon server but any username or cue protection, Forbes reported, and was permitted to anyone who knew that web residence to search.
Displayed in simply entertaining plain text, users’ home and email addresses, birthdates, ethnicities, children’s age ranges and genders were enclosed in a leak, Forbes said, among other information.
“Although no credit label or cue information was included, and therefore not during risk, WWE is questioning a disadvantage of a database housed on Amazon Web Services (AWS), that has now been secured,” a WWE orator pronounced in a statement.
“WWE utilizes heading cyber confidence firms Smartronix and Praetorian to control information infrastructure and cybersecurity and to control unchanging confidence audits on AWS. We are now operative with Amazon Web Services, Smartronix and Praetorian to safeguard a ongoing confidence of a patron information,” a orator said.
According to Forbes’ source, another database was left on an Amazon server containing some-more information on essentially European fans.
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