[ISN] Survey outfit exposes 41,000 private records

From: InfoSec News <alerts_at_private>
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 05:14:15 -0500 (CDT)

By Nick Farrell
The Inquirer
07 July 2008

TOP MARKET RESEARCH firm TNS Infratest/Emnid has 'lost' 41,000 private 
data records of its survey participants, the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) 
has revealed in its official organ Die Datenschleuder.

According to CCC, it was a doddle for participants to read master data 
records and consumer profiles.

The personal data was easily accessed without being checked by even the 
most basic security measures. All you needed to do was change the 
customer ID number in the browser's address bar and you could see 


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