UK: Housing association publishes thousands of tenants’ private details in online data breach
Max Salisbury reports:
A Midlands-based housing association has been slammed after it somehow managed to publish the private and intimate details of thousands of its tenants online.
South Staffordshire Housing Association (SSHA) published residents’ names, telephone numbers, addresses, family affairs and health details on the ‘Contact Us’ page of its website.
Though the private data has since been removed, the Express & Star reported that over 3,500 private messages sent between the 6,000-home provider and its tenants were leaked on the website
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