|January 18, 2019 Vol. 21, Num. 005|
Oklahoma Government Server Exposed Sensitive Data(January 16 & 17, 2019)
An inadequately secured server at the Oklahoma Department of Securities (ODS) exposed confidential data, including Social Security numbers, the names and conditions of AIDS patients, and information related to FBI investigations. The server was open, allowing anyone to download data. ODS removed public access to the server the same day that it learned of the problem.
Read more in:
– www.zdnet.com: Oklahoma gov data leak exposes FBI investigation records, millions of department files
– statescoop.com: Oklahoma server exposes information on FBI investigations and AIDS patients
– www.upguard.com: Out of Commission: How the Oklahoma Department of Securities Leaked Millions of Files