REPORT: Massive State Government Data Leak Exposes 7 Years of FBI Investigations

FORBES.COM:

Another day, another huge leak of government information.

Last December, a whopping 3 terabytes of unprotected data from the Oklahoma Securities Commission was uncovered by Greg Pollock, a researcher with cybersecurity firm UpGuard. It amounted to millions of files, many on sensitive FBI investigations, all of which were left wide open on a server with no password, accessible to anyone with an internet connection, Forbes can reveal.

The article goes on to state the following:

“It represents a compromise of the entire integrity of the Oklahoma department of securities’ network,” said Chris Vickery, head of research at UpGuard, which is revealing its technical findings on Wednesday. “It affects an entire state level agency. … It’s massively noteworthy.”

The report also states the following:

Just as concerning, the leak also included email archives stretching back 17 years, thousands of social security numbers and data from the 1980s onwards.

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