More UK councils caught by Capita’s open AWS bucket blunder

The bad news train keeps rolling for Capita, with more local British councils surfacing to say their data was put on the line by an unsecured AWS bucket, and, separately, pension clients warning of possible data theft in March’s mega breach.

Colchester City Council was the first to step forward last week to claim that tech provider Capita had messed up in its auditing services contract for multiple authorities. Capita, it said, had left local residents’ benefits data exposed to the public internet and said the council was trying to detect the “extent of the data spill.”

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Source: The Register