Billions of records belonging to CVS Health exposed online

In another example of misconfigured cloud services impacting security, billions of records belonging to CVS Health have been exposed online.

On Thursday, WebsitePlanet, together with researcher Jeremiah Fowler, revealed the discovery of an online database belonging to CVS Health. The database was not password-protection and had no form of authentication in place to prevent unauthorized entry.

Upon examination of the database, the team found over one billion records that were connected to US healthcare and pharmaceutical giant, which owns brands including CVS Pharmacy and Aetna.

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Source: ZDNet