IT consultant fined for daring to expose shoddy securityThomas Claburnon January 19, 2024 at 06:44 The Register


Spotting a plaintext password and using it in research without authorization deemed a crime

A security researcher in Germany has been fined €3,000 ($3,300, £2,600) for finding and reporting an e-commerce database vulnerability that was exposing almost 700,000 customer records.…

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