Telefonica breach exposes personal data of ‘millions’ of customers

Carly Page reports:

Spanish operator Telefonica has suffered a security breach that exposed the personal data of millions of customers.

The breach allowed anyone to access the billing data of other customers, according to a report at El Espanol, which noted that the incident is similar to a serious failure that hit Spain’s system in July 2017 that left personal data accessible to intruders without a high level of technical skill.

To access the data of other customers, users only had to be logged into the system, access their invoice and make a small change in the URL, according to the report.

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