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Leaky WWE Database Exposes Personal Data of 3M Wrestling Fans

Leaky WWE Database Exposes Personal Data of 3M Wrestling Fans


Pro wrestling giant World Wide Entertainment notified fans on Thursday that a database containing personal information of three million fans was left on an insecure server. According to the WWE, personal information included names, both home and email addresses, earnings, ethnicity, children’s age ranges, birthdates and additional personally identifiable information.

Kromtech Security Research Center, which found the database, said the data was accessible as plain text records located on an unprotected Amazon Web Services S3 server. It blamed either WWE or an IT solution provider for misconfiguring the Amazon S3 database hosting the data.

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