Encouraging companies to be honest about data breaches isn’t enough, it seems. Some companies need more … persuasion. Cabcharge has a problem. It’s not just this week’s discovery of a significant data breach, although it relates to that. But let’s start with the data breach. Risk Based Security (RBS) is an information security intelligence, analysis, and vulnerability assessment firm headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. On Monday, RBS blogged about their discovery, two weeks earlier, of an open database at Cabcharge, an Australian company that operates what is effectively a monopoly for processing non-cash payments for taxis, plus other transport and transport-related services.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: ZDNet