Dow Jones risk screening watchlist exposed on misconfigured AWS server

Oops. DOH!

Another day, another data exposure on a misconfigured Amazon Web Services Inc. server instance. The latest one, however, involved an especially high-profile company: Dow Jones & Co.

…The data included personal details relating to what Diachenko identifies as “government officials, politicians and people of political influence in every country” as well as their relatives, close associates and the companies to which they’re linked.