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Adult website leaves sex workers’ personal information vulnerable, report says – Source CNET Internet News


An Amazon Web Services storage bucket containing the sensitive information wasn’t protected by a password. 

Andrew Brookes

More than 11,000 identifying documents of models and sex workers for the adult website SextPanther were reportedly exposed in a security lapse. Passports, driver’s licenses and Social Security numbers used to verify models’ ages were stored on an Amazon Web Services storage bucket that wasn’t protected by a password, according to a report from TechCrunch on Friday.

“Our security and legal teams are still investigating,” a representative for the company told CNET in a Twitter message. “But at this time there is no evidence of [SextPanther] data being accessed with the exception of the security firm that found the exploit…

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