Telemarketing Firm Leaks 400,000 Recorded Calls

Now THIS is unusual! But it is a huge security and privacy leak nonetheless.

More than 400,000 audio files associated with a Florida company’s telemarketing efforts were stored online in the clear, and were discovered earlier this month by researchers at MacKeeper. More than 17,600 of those audio recordings were customer transactions that included names, addresses, and credit card and CVV information of those called.

28 gigabytes of recordings stored on a server belonging to Vici Marketing. The server was fully accessible on the Internet with no security at all, not even a simple password. Anyone on the Internet who know the URL (address) could listen to the audio and see the credit card information.

“There is enough information in each call to provide cyber criminals with all they need to steal the credit card information or commit a wide range of crimes,” wrote MacKeeper researchers in a blog post at https://mackeeper.com/blog/post/326-telemarketing-company-leaks-400k-of-sensitive-files

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s