News and Updates on Information Technology

United Kingdom – West Ham Football Club

Exploit: Unsecured Database
West Ham Football Club: Professional Sports Team

Risk to Small Business: 2.775 = Moderate

English Premier League football club West Ham United appears to have accidentally leaked personal data of supporters on its official website. Cybersecurity experts believe it is likely the problem was caused by an internal error.

Individual Risk: 2.802 = Moderate

Details of fan account profiles including full names, dates of birth, telephone numbers, address and email address were displayed when supporters attempted to log into the club’s ticketing website.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Human error is the top cause of cybersecurity incidents. Improve security awareness training for everyone in the organization to reduce it.