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Western Digital Cloud Storage Device Exposes Files to All LAN Users

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Apr
2018
Western Digital Cloud Storage Device Exposes Files to All LAN Users

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The default configuration on the new Western Digital My Cloud EX2 storage device allows any users on the network to retrieve files via HTTP requests, Trustwave has discovered.

WD’s My Cloud represents a highly popular storage/backup device option, allowing users to easily backup important data (including documents, photos, and media files) and store it on removable media.

The new drive, however, exposes data to any unauthenticated local network user, because of a Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) media server that the device automatically starts when powered on.

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