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Largest US bond insurer suffers major data leak


Softpedia - (International) A security researcher with Seely Security identified, and another researcher reported, that around 230 pages of sensitive customer information from bond insurer MBIA was available online and indexed by search engines due to a misconfigured server. MBIA responded by taking the server offline that caused the exposure of customer account numbers, balances, dividends, and other information, including for accounts linked to government institutions.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:22:01