Lenovo has confirmed that a “high severity” security vulnerability has left users of specific network-attached storage devices with data exposed to anyone who went looking for it. How much data? How does at least 36TB grab you? That’s the number that the security researchers who uncovered the vulnerability in the Lenovo-EMC storage products put on the data leak at the time of the discovery.
According to the Vertical Structure report, security researchers found “about 13,000 spreadsheet files indexed, with 36TB of data available. The number of files in the index from scanning totaled 3,030,106.” Within these files, the report reveals, a “significant amount” with sensitive financial information including card numbers and financial records were found.
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Davey Winder , July 17, 2019
In another breach of trust between Lenovo and consumers, the company has announced a data leak of some 36 TB of information. This breach adds to the long list of data breaches the company has been subject to in the past decade.