Doing the basics and data breaches.

Data-LeakAnother week another data leak.  It’s becoming a scarily all too common occurrence, yet this one just had to make me rant.

According to PCPro, an ISP in Britain while sending an email to its customers with instructions for a new billing system, inadvertently attached a spreadsheet containing records on 3,600 of its customers.  The details contained in this spreadsheet were the customers full name, email, address, telephone, business name, and two rows without headers remarkably similar to … usernames and passwords.

Wait, passwords?  No, seriously, are you kidding me?  PASSWORDS??? Continue reading