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Gaping hole in Google service exposes thousands to ID theft

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November 8, 2012
Cyberthreats
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“A security flaw accessible via Google’s UK motor insurance aggregator Google Compare has potentially exposed vast numbers of drivers to identity theft.

The vulnerability, the existence of which has been verified by The Register, made it possible for comprehensive personal details – including names, addresses, phone numbers and job – to be harvested at will.”

Source:Gaping hole in Google service exposes thousands to ID theft • The Register