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Condom e-Store Exposes Customer Data

DATA PROTECTION

March 26, 2010

An Indian Web site that sold Durex condoms has threatened legal action against the person who exposed a data breach on the site. Earlier this month, a user of the site noticed that he could view customers' names, addresses, contact numbers and order details, The Register reports. Kohinoorpassion.com fixed the problem after the whistleblower notified all involved parties of the breach. Meanwhile, Durex says in a notice to customers on its India e-Store Web site that it has put modifications in place to "ensure that unauthorized access cannot happen again." Durex's parent company and a local marketing agency have jointly accused the whistleblower of downloading customer details, which he disputes.
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