Accenture has confirmed that it left four of its cloud servers, which stored the private data for most of the company, without a password, exposing internal information that could have been accessed by anyone with the servers' URLs. Although the servers were immediately resecured, the stumble also revealed Accenture's master keys, which is as "bad as it gets for a cloud service provider," said one security expert.
Accenture's cybersecurity stumble leaves 4 cloud servers unsecured
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