AU: Multicard leaks data online in privacy breach: OAIC

Aime Chanthadavong reports:

Identification card solutions provider, Multicard, has been found to have leaked the personal information of approximately 9,000 maritime security identity card (MSIC) applicants online.

The Office of the Australian Information Commission (OAIC) found that Multicard stored personal information on a publicly accessible web server without appropriate security controls to prevent unauthorised access.

The personal information was discoverable via Google search over a four month period.

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