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.
Read more on The Inquirer.