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Avon Cosmetics Leaks 7GB of Personal and Technical Information from Unsecured Server

29
Jul
2020
Avon Cosmetics Leaks 7GB of Personal and Technical Information from Unsecured Server

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Last month, SafetyDetectives researchers discovered an unsecured database belonging to the popular Avon beauty company. The server, which lacked basic security measures, was easily accessible by investigators, who found a trove of 19 million records, including personal information of employees and website technical data.

While the news might not strike a chord at first, the data breach disclosure follows a June 9 regulatory filing by the company, which confirmed a security incident that “interrupted some systems and partially affected operations.”

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