Old Production Data
So data on real customers and drivers then.
Boston-based ride-hailing hopeful Fasten has coughed to a million-customer data breach that happened because someone left a database lying around unsecured. The breach was turned up by cloud-crowd Kromtech, whose Bob Diachenko wrote late last week that the company had a misconfigured Apache Hive database exposed on the …
If I was starting a service and needed the publicity, these days I'd set up a database with fake names and credit card numbers and leave it open to be discovered ... then just issue the usual disclaimer and equifax-like apologies (we fired the teddy-bear that ran IT) and it would be business as usual.
It's how the world works these days - there are no consequences any more.
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