Thai data breach puts 2,000-plus expats' details online

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The personal details of more than 2,000 foreign nationals living in southern Thailand were briefly posted online over the weekend, sparking safety fears. According to reports in the Bangkok Post and other regional media outlets, the accidental leak was sourced on Monday to a website developer who admitted to having introduced the error while doing work on a site for Thai Immigration Police. Users of online media sounded the alarm late on Sunday, Thailand time, after they spotted the names, addresses, professions and passport numbers of what were said to be more than 2,000 expatriates ...

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