Security flaw reported at BT e-mail service Talk21.
A serious security breach has reportedly been discovered at BT's free e-mail service Talk21.
John Heaton, who runs his own online business, came across the fault after sending out a marketing e-mail to potential new clients and then analysing the hits on his web site. Using a standard software package that provides basic information about web site visitors, Heaton reportedly found that he was given access to the e-mail accounts of the visitors who were subscribers of Talk21.
A BT spokesman told the BBC last night (28 September) that the company had no evidence of any security breach but was 'looking into the allegations'.
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|Publication:||Internet Business News|
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|Date:||Sep 29, 2000|
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