Feb 042016
 February 4, 2016  Posted by  Breaches, Business

Allie Coyne reports:

Westfield operator Scentre Group has removed the SMS notification feature of its ticketless parking service after being alerted to a potential privacy breach that could have allowed anyone to track someone else’s vehicle.


But concerns were raised by privacy experts who noted there was no requirement for a user to prove the license plate number they enter is their own.

It meant an individual could enter any license plate number and receive notifications on when the vehicle enters a specific Westfield centre, providing its physical location.


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