Microsoft AI division inadvertently leaks significant internal data

  • Microsoft’s AI researchers accidentally exposed tens of terabytes of sensitive internal data, including passwords, private keys, and over 30,000 internal Microsoft Teams messages.
  • The leak occurred while publishing an open-source training dataset on GitHub due to a misconfigured URL, allowing full control rather than read-only permissions.
  • Post discovey by cloud security startup Wiz, Microsoft addressed the issue, stating no customer data was affected or other services put at risk.
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