At this point, it’s getting harder to determine which pieces of your personal data haven’t been exposed online.
According Fidus Information Security, the company that discovered the data, nearly 800,000 applications for birth certificate copies are currently sitting completely unsecured online.
And the number keeps growing.
First reported by TechCrunch, the exposed records were compiled by a company that allows people in the U.S. to request copies of their birth certificates. Sitting on the company’s Amazon Web Services bucket is private information including names, birthdays, past and present addresses, emails, phone numbers, family members’ names, and the stated reason people are trying to get the copy. Read more…
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