Leaked WWE Database exposes millions of users' data Submitted by Aaron Rift on 07/06/2017 at 02:07 PM
According to an article on Forbes.com, an unprotected WWE database has been exposed, meaning that personal information of more than three millions users was made available to anyone who knew the web address to search. This information includes includes addresses, educational background, earnings and ethnicity as well as customers’ children’s age ranges and genders. It appears that the information was stored on an Amazon Web Services S3 server without username or password protection.
Here is what a WWE spokesperson said regarding the leaked information:
"Although no credit card or password information was included, and therefore not at risk, WWE is investigating a potential vulnerability of a database housed on a third party platform."
"In today's data-driven world, large companies store information on third party platforms, and unfortunately have been subject to similar vulnerabilities. WWE utilizes leading cybersecurity firms to proactively protect our customer data."