A Misused Microsoft Tool Leaked Troves of Data From 47 Organizations


Lucas Ropek – New research shows that misconfigurations of a widely used web tool have led to the leaking of tens of millions of data records. Microsoft’s Power Apps, a popular development platform, allows organizations to quickly create web apps, replete with public facing websites and related backend data management. A lot of governments have used Power Apps to swiftly stand up covid-19 contact tracing interfaces, for instance.

However, incorrect configurations of the product can leave large troves of data publicly exposed to the web—which is exactly what has been happening.

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