Hacker finds copy of TSA no-fly list on exposed cloud storage

A copy of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration’s “no-fly list” has been found by a Swiss hacker exposed on the open internet in yet another case of misconfigured cloud storage.

First reported by The Daily Dot, the exposure of the database was found by a Swiss hacker known as “maia arson crimew” on a server run by regional airline CommuteAir LLC. The hacker spotted the exposed data using Shodan, a search engine used to locate servers exposed to the internet.

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Source: SiliconANGLE