Anatomy of a Cloud Breach: How 100 Million Credit Card Numbers Were Exposed.

The US-based major financial institute data breach two years ago, which exposed the personal data of more than 100,000 customers, was one of the most devastating data breaches of all time. A trusted financial services brand, has been a leader in digital transformation within the banking industry and a sophisticated user of cloud infrastructure. Careful analysis of this breach gives helpful insight into prevention methods that will benefit organizations storing confidential information in the cloud.

Soon after the breach was reported, unwarranted speculation spread on the internet, including suggestions that a single product or a set of professional services could have prevented such an attack. Taking advantage of information that has since become available, Zscaler has updated this research note with a technical illustration of the attack and possible ways to prevent such data breaches.

Anatomy of a Cloud Breach: How 100 Million Credit Card Numbers Were Exposed.