Dow Jones & Company

The UpGuard Cyber Risk Team reported that a misconfigured cloud-based file repository owned by Dow Jones & Company exposed sensitive information on millions of their customers. Dow Jones & Company confirmed that 2.2 million customers were affected, but UpGuard suggests the total is closer to 4 million accounts. Exposed data includes the names, addresses, account information, email addresses, and last four digits of credit card numbers of subscribers to Dow Jones publications such as The Wall Street Journaland Barron'sThe NJCCIC recommends that Dow Jones & Company publication subscribers be on alert for increased phishing attacks as a result of the breach and also monitor associated payment accounts for fraudulent activity.