Data belonging to passengers of two airline companies owned by Lion Air have been exposed and exchanged on
The information was left exposed online on an unsecured Amazon bucket, the records were stored in two databases in a directory containing backup files mostly for Malindo Air and Thai Lion Air. The most recent backup, dated May 25, is named ‘PaymentGateway.’
The directory was created in May 2019, the databases included respectively 21 million records and 14 million records. It seems that data was circulating on exchange forums since August 10.
The directory also included a backup file
The news of the data leak was first disclosed by
“BleepingComputer could not find an announcement from Lion Air or its subsidiary airlines about a data exposure incident.” reads the post published by BleepingComputer.
Experts noticed that data was offered on a data exchange community on August 12, then it was later secured.
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