UK: Security Medway Council reforms eforms to stop blurting out residents’ details

Jude Karabus reports:

Medway council in Kent has corked a hole in its website that spat out residents’ names, mailing addresses, phone numbers and email addresses after a Reg reader got in touch to complain.

The breach appeared courtesy of some of Medway Council’s electronic forms.

The council’s eforms were conceived during a collaboration of several bodies across Kent – the Kent Channel Migration Project – which looked at “ways to encourage more use of digital technologies within high-volume local government services.”

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