AU: Big W shutters online shopping after data leak

Juha Saarinen reports:

Retailer Big W‘s website remains in browsing-only mode after a glitch meant shoppers were shown the personal information of other customers.

In a notice to customers, Big W said the “technical issue” occured on Thursday November 10 between 1.50pm and 3pm.

It meant “the first stage of the checkout process [was] pre-populated with the personal information of another customer”.

The data leak included a customer’s name, phone and address.

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