We use cookies to provide some features and experiences in QOSHE

More information  .  Close
Aa Aa Aa
- A +

Top title insurer exposed huge trove of financial data at website

1 2 0

As Americans grow increasingly concerned about data privacy, there’s never a shortage of confirmation that their worries are justified. The latest is news that First American Financial Corp., a large real estate title insurance company, left exposed “hundreds of millions” of documents about mortgage deals dating back to 2003 at its public website.

Anyone with a web browser would have been able to access bank account numbers and statements, mortgage and tax records, Social Security numbers, wire transaction receipts, and drivers’ license images without authentication at the........

© Fast Company