Exposure

NL: Bike locker codes – and bank account info – up for grabs

Karin Spaink reports: The personal details – name, home address, bank account, card number and unlock code – of the 50.000 people who have a subscription with OV-fiets, where they rent a bike locker at train stations, were available through the OV-fiets website. To retrieve personal data from the website, no password was needed,...

AU: Records found at tip

Peter Gardiner of The Daily reports that cardboard boxes of personal details containing identification records and financial statements of LJ Hooker Noosa real estate clients were found at Noosa’s main refuse tip. The former owner of the business insists, however, that he had had taken the necessary precautions to have the records properly recycled...

UK: Patients’ GP notes found in car

Shaun Lowthorpe reports that medical notes about 37 terminally ill patients were found abandoned in a used car owned by Philip Smith, a GP at the Beccles Medical Centre. NHS Yarmouth and Waveney is now investigating.

NY: Box delivered to Sun office leads to investigation

Grant Parpan of the North Shore Sun reports: A cardboard box filled with records from a Holbrook social worker’s office — including Social Security and bank account numbers, addresses and phone numbers of clients — was delivered to The North Shore Sun last week by a town worker who said he found it lying...