Orange Romania Fined for Not Complying with Data Security Obligations

Mobile phone carrier Orange has been fined in Romania by the country’s privacy watchdog for failing to protect confidential information from customers.

The issue has been discovered by a client who brought his phone in for repairs and was provided with a temporary device while service was performed.

The customer noticed that the temporary phone contained personal information of previous users, including automatic log-in for online services, details about the bank account balances, personal text messages and list of private contacts.

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