Expert commentary: Razer Gaming Fans Caught Up in Data Leak From misconfigured Elasticsearch

A cloud misconfiguration at the gaming-gear merchant potentially exposed 100,000 customers to phishing and fraud. Security consultant Bob Diachenko ran across a misconfigured Elasticsearch cloud cluster that exposed a segment of Razer’s infrastructure to the public internet, for anyone to see.


Trevor Morgan, Product Manager ,  comforte AG
September 14, 2020
Data-centric security addresses the need for security to travel with the data it protects.
Managing and securing customer data is no game – the breach at Razer is another testament that privacy requires organizations to take data security seriously and move beyond reinforcing perimeter and access controls. This is not to say that they need to neglect perimeter security. However, no matter how much effort and investment are poured into securing the borders of their data environment, se ....
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