DoD Files Found on Publicly Accessible Amazon Server

An “unintentional mistake” has been blamed by contractor Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH) for more than 60,000 US Department of Defense files that were left publicly exposed in an Amazon S3 repository. Noted security researcher Chris Vickery, now a part of UpGuard’s Cyber Resilience Team, discovered the files, said to be related to a US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) project.

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