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ISP Orange UK Suffers Personal Email Data Breach Snafu

Posted: 10th Feb, 2010 By: MarkJ
orange logoIt's reported that over 300 Orange UK subscribers have had their personal email addresses exposed after the operator sent a mass customer survey message via the CC field. Obviously they should have used the BCC field, which encrypts addresses, but failed to do that.

Ironically The Register reports that Orange's email contained a survey that sought customer opinions on how they thought the operators service could be improved :smirk: . [Insert Obvious Pun]. Orange claims to be looking into the matter but users have reported that the problem is still continuing and may now affect several thousand people.
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