An Absurdly Basic Bug Let Anyone Grab All of Parler’s Data

Late Sunday night, Parler went offline after Amazon Web Services cut off hosting for the social media outlet, a decision that followed the site’s use as a tool to plan and coordinate an insurrectionist, pro-Trump mob’s invasion of the US Capitol building last week. In the days and hours before that shutdown, a group of hackers scrambled to download and archive the site, uploading dozens of terabytes of Parler data to the Internet Archive.

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