Oops. Tata dev accidentally leaked banks’ code on public GitHub repo

Iain Thomson reports:

Staff at Indian outsourcing biz Tata Consultancy Service uploaded a huge trove of financial institutions’ source code and internal documents to a public GitHub repository, an IT expert has claimed.

Jason Coulls, CTO of food safety testing company Tellspec and a former banking software developer, said he stumbled upon the collection of sensitive files after they were inadvertently leaked by a Tata developer in Kolkata, India. In the archive he found development notes, raw source, internal reports on web banking code development plans, and records of telephone calls with outsourcing partners.

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