US military data found unprotected on Amazon S3

This is definitely one of those situations where someone forgot to throw the switch and make an Amazon S3 bucket secure. Easy done, but grave consequences.

More than 60,000 sensitive US military files have been found on a publicly accessible Amazon server by a security researcher.  The files contained passwords for US government systems and the security credentials of a senior engineer at defence contractor Booz Allen Hamilton

via US military data found unprotected on Amazon web server – BBC News