Exposed data includes backup of employees workstations, secrets, private keys, passwords, and over 30,000 internal Microsoft Teams messages.
Researchers at Wiz have flagged another major security misstep at Microsoft that caused the exposure of 38 terabytes of private data during a routine open source AI training material update on GitHub.
The exposed data includes a disk backup of two employees’ workstations, corporate secrets, private keys, passwords, and over 30,000 internal Microsoft Teams messages, Wiz said in a note documenting the discovery.
Wiz, a cloud data security startup founded by ex-Microsoft software engineers, said the issue was discovered during routine internet scans for misconfigured storage containers. “We found a GitHub repository under the Microsoft organization named robust-models-transfer. The repository belongs to Microsoft’s AI research division, and its purpose is to provide open-source code and AI models for image recognition,” the company explained.
While sharing the files, Microsoft used ...
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