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Over 677,000 Racing Post Accounts Compromised in 2013 Breach

29
Aug
2014

An intrusion on the systems of Racing Post ended with a total of 677,335 registered customers having their accounts compromised and personal information stolen.The incident was possible because the company did not keep the security patches for the websites software updated, as per the investigation carried out by the Information Commissioners Office (ICO); this offered the hackers the possibility to leverage a vulnerability and run an SQL injection attack on its website (racingpo…

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