Backup File Exposure

Anandhu Krishnan
Published on
14 May 2024


An unauthorized backup file was inadvertently exposed by the web server, revealing sensitive information.


Implement proper permissions and access controls on the web server to prevent accidental disclosure of files. Regularly review and remove unnecessary files to minimize the risk of data exposure.

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Anandhu Krishnan
Anandhu Krishnan
Lead Engineer
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