Scottrade Bank data breach exposes 20,000 customer records

60GB MSSQL database contained customer records and other sensitive data.

By Steve Ragan

Scottrade Bank, a subsidiary of Scottrade Financial Services, Inc., recently secured a MSSQL database containing sensitive information on at least 20,000 customers that was inadvertently left exposed to the public.

The database was discovered by MacKeeper researcher Chris Vickery on March 31, when he was searching for random phrases on the domain

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