AdvertisementThe database, which belongs to lease management software from a company called LeaseSolution, contains 6 million database entries detailing confidential business information from nine companies including Samsung and Rolls-Royce, according to TurgenSec researchers.
Under UK law, LeaseSolution is required to notify the Information Commissioner’s Office of any data breach within 48 hours of being notified.
While TurgenSec said it notified LeaseSolution of its discovery on April 15, it’s unclear whether the ICO has been notified.
However, it’s often these types of mundane or overlooked software that contain the most valuable information for criminals.
Last week, for example, Gizmodo reported that hundreds of thousands of faxes were left public on unsecured databases, exposing Social Security numbers, bank information, and more sensitive personal information.

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