back to article From Bangkok to Phuket, they cry out: Oh, Bucket! Thai mobile operator spills 46k people's data

TrueMove H, the biggest 4G mobile operator in Thailand, has suffered a data breach. Personal data collected by the operator leaked into an Amazon Web Services S3 cloud storage bucket. The leaked data, which includes images of identity documents was accessible to world+dog before the mobile operator finally acted to restrict …

  1. FuzzyWuzzys Silver badge
    Facepalm

    Open house

    The cloud is a great idea with some wonderful toys but it's a public service and everyone can at the very least bang on the front door. If you leave the door on the latch or leave a back window open, you're gonna get some rat-boy smearing shite up your walls while he's nicking your phones and watches!

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Open house

      Learnt it the hard way with a mistakenly-open SSH port, giving access to a production server...

      We learnt from this experience. That's what mistakes are there for :)

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Phuket does not rhyme with bucket.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      "Phuket does not rhyme with bucket."

      It does the way Geordies pronounce them.

      "Fook't"

      "Book't"

      1. Frumious Bandersnatch Silver badge

        The "ph" in Phuket is more like an aspirated "p", not the English "f".

      2. Frumious Bandersnatch Silver badge

        plus, the "e" isn't a schwa...

  3. bombastic bob Silver badge
    Happy

    Naughty Limberick-Sounding Title

    the cadence isn't quite right, though... Still, not bad. I cracked a smile.

  4. Wila
    Facepalm

    It's a hack they say

    True reports this as "that they have been hacked", because that sounds better as "we forgot to protect your data" and that they intent on legally pursuing the hacker (aka our poor security researcher now gets to explain things to the legal team of True)

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