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Personal data leaked

Personal data leaked

A misconfiguration in Microsoft software was enough to expose the personal information of millions of people on the public internet for several months.

Cybersecurity firm UpGuard, which discovered the issue, immediately notified both Microsoft and the affected organizations, of which there were at least 47.

After being informed, Microsoft changed the software’s security settings to be more restrictive by default for certain users.

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Author: Vlachogiannis L. George

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