Retail chain Blokker has leaked data from hundreds of thousands of customers. This is reported by the program Opgelicht ?!, which was tipped off about the faltering order module of the webshop.
By taking a simple action, random users could browse through other people’s order data to their heart’s content without the need for specific technical knowledge.
Not only was it possible to see exactly which products other customers have ordered, but the name and address details and telephone numbers of these customers were also available. track down.
‘Every layman could just browse around without running complicated scripts or applying other technical skills,’ writes Opgelicht ?! ‘In fact, once logged in to the Blokker webshop, manually changing the unique order number in the address bar of your browser was in principle sufficient.’
Analysis shows that it concerns data from more than 720,000 unique orders. Although it is not the case that the details of each individual order number can still be consulted, it does appear that this concerns data from hundreds of thousands of orders that were open and exposed for months.
Blokker says that the transition to a new website has caused a data breach. The leak has since been closed. The Dutch Data Protection Authority has been informed.
Source: Nieuws – Emerce by www.emerce.nl.
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