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130,000 plain text leaked in a Finnish business center

04/06/2018

According to the local newspaper Svenska, more than 130,000 plain text records, formed by username and password, have been leaked from a web portal owned by "New Business Center in Helsinki", a company that provides advice to other entrepreneurs.

The data leak was detected on April 3 at a periodic check carried out by the Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (FICORA). Once the owners of the portal knew the information leaked, they closed the affected web portal and informed the Police so that they could investigate what happened.