Millions of Verizon customer records have been exposed by an Israeli technology company, a ZDNetreport claimed last night. According to the report, as many as 14 million Verizon customers who called the company’s customer service in the past six months may have their data exposed.
Verizon has now confirmed that 6 million records were compromised by Nice Systems – carrier’s partner company that handles customer service calls.
The data was found by a security researcher on an unprotected Amazon S3 storage server, which was controlled by an employee of Nice Systems. However, the data was accessible to anyone who knew the “easy-to-guess” web address. Speaking to CNN, Verizon claims that no other external party had access to this data and that there has been no loss of customer data. The company hasn’t explained how it’s certain that no one has had access to this data.
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