Microsoft : Personal data of 38 million people with US companies leaked on the Internet
Personal data of 38 million people with dozens of companies in America have been leaked on the Internet. The leak was caused by a misconfiguration in the settings of one of Microsoft's platforms. Many companies have come under its grip, whose number is being estimated at 47 so far.
According to UpGuard, the cyber security company that disclosed this, American Airlines, Ford Car Company, Maryland Department of Health, New York City's Urban Transportation Authority, Education Department and schools, etc. have been majorly hit.
Leaked data of names, phone numbers, dates of birth, addresses, social security numbers, COVID-19 vaccinations and tests, airline travel and bookings, cars taken on loan, drug tests of employees conducted by the company. is included in.
These leaks started coming to the fore from 24 May, after which Upguard company got the security audit done. Also informed Microsoft and the affected companies. After that, the leak was stopped. However, by then a lot of data was available online. It is not yet known which people and institutions have been harmed by this leak.