By Nick Farrell
07 July 2008
TOP MARKET RESEARCH firm TNS Infratest/Emnid has 'lost' 41,000 private
data records of its survey participants, the Chaos Computer Club (CCC)
has revealed in its official organ Die Datenschleuder.
According to CCC, it was a doddle for participants to read master data
records and consumer profiles.
The personal data was easily accessed without being checked by even the
most basic security measures. All you needed to do was change the
customer ID number in the browser's address bar and you could see
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