Tesco parking app hauled offline after exposing 10s of millions of Automatic Number Plate Recognition images

Gareth Corfield had the exclusive on this one:

Tesco has shuttered its parking validation web app after The Register uncovered tens of millions of unsecured ANPR images sitting in a Microsoft Azure blob.

The images consisted of photos of cars taken as they entered and left 19 Tesco car parks spread across Britain. Visible and highlighted were the cars’ numberplates, though drivers were not visible in the low-res images seen by The Register.

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