Hole in the Cloud Service Bucket: Dow Jones Data Exposed

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Is there a hole in your Amazon Web Services bucket?

Many organizations now rely on these cloud-based buckets, or virtual containers, to store and share data. By default, AWS Simple Storage Service, or S3, containers are not publicly accessible, and access can be tightly restricted. But many organizations inadvertently misconfigure their buckets to allow “public” or semi-public access, which can result in data being exposed.