Reply to post: Re: WTF?

Former car rental biz staff gave customers' details to phone pests

John H Woods Silver badge

Re: WTF?

"Where does insecure systems come into play here when you are the person that was given that information in the first place before you enter that into the company's car hire system? [...] also noted down the customer details separately, probably on a post-it, to be sold on, " --- AC

"Details of tens of thousands of the company's customers and sold them on for hundreds of thousands of pounds" ---TFA

Seems unlikely to me that the mechanism for selling that quantity of records is Post-Its; a pound to a penny we're talking USB sticks or other portable media and taking details in bulk from "databases" (which may be nothing more than spreadsheets) rather than filching them one at a time.

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