Passport office fixes security flaw in own website

Canada’s passport office has fixed a security flaw in its Web site that allowed computer users to access the personal data of passport applicants, officials said on Tuesday.
The Globe and Mail newspaper said an Ontario man had discovered last week that by changing one character in the Internet address displayed on his Web browser, he could view the application forms of others.

Foreign Minister Maxime Bernier said his officials had immediately contacted the head of Passport Canada to make their concerns known. (story)

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