Microsoft Confirms Server Misconfiguration Led to 65,000+ Companies’ Data Leak

Exploit: Misconfiguration

Risk to Business: Severe

Risk to Business: 1.802 = Severe

Microsoft confirmed that it inadvertently exposed information related to thousands of customers following a misconfiguration of Azure Blob Storage. The company said in a statement that the misconfiguration “resulted in the potential for unauthenticated access to some business transaction data corresponding to interactions between Microsoft and prospective customers, such as the planning or potential implementation and provisioning of Microsoft services”. The misconfiguration of the Azure Blob Storage was spotted on September 24, 2022. Microsoft states that the exposed data included names, email addresses, email content, company name, and phone numbers and attached files relating to business “between a customer and Microsoft or an authorized Microsoft partner.”

Stress on your Business:

Even the biggest companies can fall victim to human error and be stuck dealing with unpleasant consequences.

How Sieve can help:

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