Personal data of thousands of “Figaro” readers exposed on a server
The following is a Google translation of a story in Le Monde by Damien Leloupe:
A large volume of data, including personal data of subscribers and subscribers to the Figaro site , remained accessible for several months online without protection, reveals a report by the computer security company Safety Detective , published Thursday, April 30.
The Safety Detective team discovered a server used by the site of the French daily newspaper, hosted in France and which was not protected by a password, writes Anurag Sen, the author of the study. This server keeps an archive (“log”) of many interactions of readers with the site, a standard practice for very many sites.
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