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More than 2 million records potentially compromised in recent data breach (Image: Shutterstock).

An exclusive Dow Jones & Co. database of individuals and entities used by its customers for their compliance screening was unintentionally exposed due to a misconfigured and unsecured Elasticsearch database hosted on Amazon Web Services.

Roy Urrico

Roy W. Urrico specializes in articles about financial technology and services for Credit Union Times, as well as ghostwriting, copywriting, and case studies. Also: writer/editor of a semi-annual newsletter for Association for Financial Technology since 1997 and history projects funded by the U.S Interior Department, National Park Service and Warren County (N.Y.).

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