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Orange sanctioned by regulator after customer data breach

Tuesday 26 August 2014 | 09:27 CET | News
Orange has received a public warning from the French privacy watchdog Cnil after personal details of more than a million of its customers were leaked on the internet. Orange notified Cnil of the problem in April, blaming a technical fault at one of its marketing suppliers. Almost 1.3 million customers were affected, with their name, birth date, email and phone numbers made public. An investigation by Cnil found that Orange and its supplier had repaired the security breaches. However, Orange was still found lacking in its obligations to protect customer data, as it had not conducted a security

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Companies: Orange
Countries: France
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