Millions of scraped public social net profiles left in open AWS S3 box

US social network data aggregator LocalBlox has been caught leaving its AWS bucket of 48 million records – harvested in part from public Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter profiles – available to be viewed by anyone who stopped by.

Security biz Upguard wandered by on February 18, and found the publicly accessible files in a misconfigured AWS S3 storage bucket located at the subdomain “lbdumps.” There’s no evidence that anyone else stopped by for a peek, but it’s possible.

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Source: The Register