Original post from Security Affairs by Pierluigi Paganini
A misconfigured AWS S3 bucket is the root cause of a data leak that impacted 2.4 million Blur users, reported the online privacy firm Abine.
Blur is a popular password manager developed by the online privacy firm Abine, it also implements private browsing features and masked email. The application was developed to secure the personal information users put online.
Last week Abine disclosed a data leak that potentially exposed personal information of Blur users. Leaked data included email addresses, password hashes (
“On Thursday, December
“Importantly, there is no evidence that our users’ most critical data has been exposed, and we believe it is secure. There is no evidence that the usernames and passwords stored by our users in Blur, auto-fill credit card details, Masked Emails, Masked Phone numbers, and Masked Credit Card numbers were exposed. There is no evidence that user payment information was exposed,”
According to Abine, the exposed bucket was containing data related to users who had registered an account prior to January 6, 2018.
The company recommends users to change their passwords.
“As a privacy and
Albine hired a security firm to help it in investigating the incident and reported it to authorities.
(SecurityAffairs – Blur, data leak)
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Author: Pierluigi Paganini