Personal data of 106 million visitors to Thailand exposed online

  • Thailand
  • Wednesday, 22 Sep 2021

BANGKOK (The Nation/Asia News Network): The personal details of more than 106 million international travellers to Thailand were exposed on the web without a password last month, Comparitech researchers report. The database included full names, passport numbers, arrival dates, and more.

Bob Diachenko, who leads Comparitech’s cybersecurity research, discovered the database on Aug 22, and immediately alerted the Thai authorities, who acknowledged the incident and secured the data the following day.

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