Thursday, 20 April 2017

Error With Car Parking App Used by Councils Causes Serious Data Breach

An issue with a car parking app used by many local councils caused users to see the personal details of other people on the app, including information about vehicle registration and names. The app is used in 230 towns across the country by councils including Richmond, Milton Keynes, Lewisham and Westminster, and allows users to register several cars and pay for their parking using their smartphone device. The company, RingGo, said in a statement that though users were not able to access the bank details of other motorists and could not pay using somebody else’s account, it still agreed that the error was “totally unacceptable” and was being investigated.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Public Sector Executive

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