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Oops, e-mail security vendor McAfee spills 1400 private names

Jul 31, 2009, 13:32 (0 Talkback[s])
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"On July 17, McAfee held a security conference at the Sydney Convention Centre. The event was well attended by about 800 guests. But in e-mail a week later thanking people for attending, McAfee added a spreadsheet containing names, numbers, e-mail addresses, employment details and even dietary requirements of 1408 people.

"As expected, McAfee went into damage control and immediately posted a message to those who received the list asking them to delete it."

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