Pentagon servers openly distributed sensitive e-mails on the Internet for weeks2. March 2023
Pentagon servers openly distributed sensitive e-mails on the Internet for weeks
Pentagon Cyber Command and Microsoft are investigating a security flaw that caused an Azure-hosted government server to temporarily expose US military emails.
The server used for the U.S. Special Operations Command was responsible, oversaw special military operations. He distributed internal military emails, some of which contained confidential personnel information, such as: B. A security clearance questionnaire containing personal information from a federal employee.
According to Bloomberg, there is still no evidence that the data has been accessed from outside. However, the investigation is still ongoing.
The leak was originally spotted by security researcher Anurag Sen, who alerted TechCrunch.