An exposed database belonging to PayMyTab leaked PII on customers who dined at restaurants using the mobile payment system.

An anonymous third party discovered the open AWS S3 bucket and brought it to the attention of researchers at vpnMonitor through Helen Foster, a partner at the Davis Wright Tremaine law firm in Washington.

“This leak represents a failure in basic data security by PayMyTab and, in turn, makes 10,000s of people vulnerable to online fraud and attacks,” according to a blog post from the vpnMonitor research team led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar.

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