In what appears to be another case of a company not understanding how to secure their AWS db's - thousands of customer records were exposed. 

It's becoming a bit of a trend, and to be honest, AWS isn't at fault here. There's a clearly documented shared responsibility model and customers should ensure they are ticking the right boxes and securing the right data when uploading to AWS or any cloud provider. 

The mantra of "Secure because Amazon" needs to end.